The Las Cruces firefighters extinguished a fire Monday afternoon at the Olam Spices and Vegetables processing plant on west Amador Avenue.
Shortly before 3 p.m., Monday, Dec. 7, Las Cruces fire and police responded to reports of heavy smoke emitting from the processing plant at 1650 W. Amador Ave. All employees safely evacuated and the fire said to be on a conveying system, was quickly extinguished. No injuries were reported.
Firefighters remained on the scene for an extended period to help clear smoke from the processing plant.
The exact cause of the fire and damage estimates have yet to be determined.