Massive fire at Raber Packing Co.

Local News

Over 10 fire crews are battling a fire at Raber Meat Packing Company in Peoria. Flames from the building off Farmington Road can be seen from miles away.

Crews from Peoria and Tazewell Counties have arrived on scene to help put out the massive blaze.

WMBD spoke with the owner, Buddy Raber, who said security notified them of a fire shortly after 8pm. He said no one was inside in the building at the time of the fire.

Raber also said right now he’s worried because he has dozens of Thanksgiving Day orders that he wont be able to fulfill.

Traffic on Farmington Road hasn’t been affected by this fire. Investigators are still working to learn the cause of the fire.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.