Fire departments and emergency personnel responded to an explosion and fire at a Texas chicken plant.

The incident occurred at the Feather Crest Farm chicken plant in Bryan, Texas.

Black plumes of smoke filled the air and were visible for miles.

“Currently, numerous fire departments and firefighters, along with other emergency personnel, are on the scene to a reported explosion followed by a significant fire at the Feather Crest Farm chicken plant in Bryan, Texas. Black plumes of smoke and flames are visible for miles. It is currently unknown if anyone is injured or how the fire started, as this is still a developing situation,” Rawsalerts wrote.

“The massive fire is continuing to spread as multiple fire departments try to put the fire out witnesses near the Feather Crest Farm Chicken Plant reported hearing a large boom before the fire broke out at this time it’s currently unknown if anyone was injured or how the fire started,” an update read.

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Presently, a reported explosion followed by a substantial fire at the Feather Crest Farm chicken plant in Bryan, Texas, has drawn numerous fire departments, firefighters, and emergency personnel to the scene.

Black plumes of smoke and flames are observable over a considerable distance.

The cause of the fire and whether there are any injuries remain unknown, as the situation is still unfolding.

Efforts to extinguish the extensive fire are underway, with multiple fire departments involved.

Witnesses near the Feather Crest Farm Chicken Plant reported hearing a significant boom preceding the outbreak of the fire.

One America News added:

On Monday, numerous fire departments, along with additional emergency personnel, responded to a fire after authorities received reports of an explosion at a chicken farm plant on Highway 21 near Kurten.

Brazos County Sheriff Wayne Dicky reported that Highway 21 is reduced to one lane and that Democrat Rd. is now closed. He also reiterated that the area should be avoided by drivers and onlookers.

Around 6:30 p.m., Bryan Texas Utilities posted on X (Twitter) that “system operators must take around 140 customers out of service so firefighters can safely respond to the fire off Hwy 21.”

There has been no further information reported in regards to how the fire started. Authorities say that they are continuing to investigate the fire’s origins.

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