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.

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No injuries were reported.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

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