29 Jul 2013

Minor fire in boiler at milk plant

12:19 pm on 29 July 2013

A small fire in the Synlait milk plant near the Canterbury town of Dunsandel on Sunday night started in a boiler.

Crews from around Canterbury were called to the milk powder processing plant at about 7.30pm.

Synlait said there was no damage at the factory and the boiler is fully operational.

A spokesperson said the fire was not expected to have any impact on operations or plant activity.