Athens, Texas: Fire at Fertilizer Plant

Athens, Texas: Fire at Fertilizer Plant
Jack Phillips

The city of Athens, Texas, was being evacuated on Thursday evening due to a fire at a fertilizer plant, according to reports.

The plant is located in downtown Athens, reported WBTV.

A three-block radius was being cleared out by police due to the fire.

Emergency crews are currently fighting the fire.

No explosion has yet to be reported.

It’s unclear if there has been any injuries.

Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter with 15 years experience who started as a local New York City reporter. Having joined The Epoch Times' news team in 2009, Jack was born and raised near Modesto in California's Central Valley. Follow him on X: