Fertilizer plant in Athens on fire, evacuations underway; no inj - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff


Fertilizer plant in Athens on fire, evacuations underway; no injuries reported

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ATHENS, TX (KLTV) - A fertilizer plant near downtown Athens, located just off the square, is on fire.

Police say downtown Athens is being evacuated in a five block radius around the fertilizer plant.

Witnesses in town say that East Texas AG Services, located on North Underwood Street in Athens, is the source of the blaze.

Emergency crews are currently battling the blaze. No explosion was reported, according to Athens police.

Athens police say that no one has been injured in the fire.

We have a crew on the scene and will provide updates as they become available.

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