Multiple buildings destroyed in walnut factory fire

OLIVEHURST, Calif. (KCRA) —A large fire destroyed several buildings at Shoei Foods in Olivehurst late Saturday night.

Four buildings were destroyed when a fire broke out at an Olivehurst walnut and prune factory Saturday evening.

Authorities said the fire ignited about 10:30 p.m. at the factory located east of Yuba City.

Firefighters from nearly two dozen agencies worked throughout the night to control the blaze.

Residents said they heard a number of explosions overnight.

No injuries were reported.

Cal Fire officials said the buildings that were destroyed covered about 200,000 square feet.

Firefighters remained at the scene for several hours Sunday morning to extinguish hot spots.

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