Flash fire causes minor damage at biodiesel plant in South Roxana

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 7, 2013 at 4:13 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 12 at 3:55 PM

(KMOV.com) -- Firefighters responded to a flash fire at a biodiesel facility in South Roxana on Sunday morning.

Crews were called to Midwest Biodiesel, located in the 7300 block of Illinois 111, around 10 a.m.

Company officials said two employees were moving chemical containers when they noticed a flash fire in a pipe.

No workers were near the fire when it started, and no injuries were reported. The fire caused only minor damage to the facility.

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