Fire damages Feedback Earth’s roof stacks


Fire damages Feedback Earth’s roof stacks
Grafton Fire managed to contain a fire at Feedback Earth on Creeper Hill Road to the roof stacks. Courtesy of Grafton Fire Department

GRAFTON – A fire at Feedback Earth, 109 Creeper Hill Road, caused damage to its roof stacks of the plant’s processing equipment.

Feedback Earth processes food waste into animal feed.

Around 10:45 p.m. on Jan. 30, Grafton Fire responded to a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, there was heavy fire coming from the roof.

Firefighters from Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, Truck 6 and Tower 1 managed to contain the blaze to the roof stacks. The fire was brought under control around 2 a.m. on Jan. 31, according to Grafton Fire.

Units from Westborough and Sutton provided mutual aid; station coverage was provided by Northbridge, Upton and Millbury.

The cause is under investigation by the District 7 Fire Investigation Unit.