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Arson suspected at California’s largest beef processor

January 9, 2012

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. — Arson is suspected in a fire that destroyed four big-rig tractors and several trailers at California''s Harris Farms cattle operation, the state''s largest cattle feeder, beef processor and beef marketer, The Fresno Bee reported.

The fire started shortly before 4:00 a.m. Sunday morning and was extinguished in 45 minutes.

Multiple tractor trailer rigs were fully engulfed in flames when deputies and fire personnel arrived.