Explosion, Fire At Chemical Plant in Ellis County

ELLIS COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Emergency crews have responded to an explosion at a chemical plant in Ellis County.

Officials say firefighters were also battling a fire at that location.

The Penco chemical plant, located on Highway 34, has been evacuated, according to Joshua Hischman from Ellis County Emergency Management Services.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

(©2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

The Taz Show

Listen Live