Fairmont City, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A chemical plant was evacuated in Fairmont City following reports of a fire.

An official told News 4 the General Chemical plant on Kingshighway was evacuated around 8 a.m. Thursday after orange smoke was spotted. The official said everything was contained by 8:30 a.m.

News 4 has a crew heading to the scene and will update this story as more information is known.  

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