Crews responded to the fire just before 5:30 p.m.
According to the United Steelworkers Union local president, one of the mixers caught fire in the raw materials and mixing department.
The Fayetteville Fire Chief tells ABC11 no one was injured in the fire.
NEW TONIGHT: Fayetteville Fire and Westarea Fire officials responded to a fire at the Goodyear Plant. The United Steelworkers Union Local 959 President told me the fire started in the raw materials and mixing department. Fire officials say no one was hurt. #ABC11 pic.twitter.com/9JrsPqi6HO— Akilah Davis (@DavisABC11) November 22, 2020
The plant is equipped with its own fire brigade of volunteer firefighters. However, the crew had to call for outside help from the Fayetteville and Westarea fire departments.
Goodyear management said they are currently working with authorities to assess the extent of the damage caused by the fire.
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