Smiths Falls Fire Department responds to fire at Tweed

Posted on: May 29, 2017

Monday morning, May  29, at 9:26, the Smiths Falls Fire Department responded to a fire in the Industrial Park in Smiths Falls.

The fire broke out at the Tweed plant, located at 1 Hershey Drive.

Firefighters responded and the blaze  was under control within three minutes.

The fire broke out in what use to be the visitor centre when the building was home of the Hershey Chocolate. This area of the factory was undergoing major renovations at the time of the fire broke.

The damages are limited to this area. The administration offices and the production portion were not impacted.

All the staff were evacuated during the incident and production was not interrupted. At this
time, all the employees are back at work.