Normal Fire responded to a fire at Rivian plant

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UPDATE (8:35 p.m.) — The Normal Fire Department released more information about a fire that occurred at the Rivian Automotive Plant Tuesday.

According to Normal Fire department Public Information officer Matt Swaney, the normal fire department responded to the fire just after 5 p.m.

Firefighters extinguished the fire quickly and ventilated the smoke from the building.

There were no injuries reported, and no damage done to the building itself. The assembly process was unaffected.

The scene was clear at 7 p.m.


NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) — The Normal fire department responded to the Rivian Automotive Plant due to a fire Tuesday.

According to Normal Fire department Public Information officer Matt Swaney, a minor fire occurred in the battery assembly area.

Plant employees evacuated as a precaution.

Swaney said the incident is under control, and more information will be available soon.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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