This photo is of the ChemPlex facility fire, five miles south of Breckenridge Monday afternoon. The fire broke at the location west of the Hart Cemetery on U.S. Highway 183 around the lunch hour.

According to emergency personnel at the scene, no injuries have been reported and all employees were accounted for. The Breckenridge, Wayland and Elisaville Fire Departments, and possibly others, responded to the scene and were working to control the blaze. A restricted area was set up around the fire to protect onlookers from any potential dangers, a Department of Public Safety officer said.

There were no injuries in the explosion at Chemplex Monday morning. Department of Public Safety said the area around the fire was cordoned off the area
There were no injuries in the explosion at Chemplex Monday morning. Department of Public Safety said the area around the fire was cordoned off the area allowing only first responders to enter. (Photo courtesy of Betty Reger, Eliaville VFD)