Crews battle fire at Breckinridge Co. fertilizer plant

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HARDINSBURG, Ky. (WEHT) – Crews are battling a fire at a fertilizer plant in Breckinridge County.

Our ABC affiliate, WHAS11, reports the Greenpoint AG plant is on fire in Hardinsburg.

WHAS reports the fertilizer in the plant is what’s on fire, making it volatile to water.

The sheriff’s office says they’ll try putting it out with foam.

The sheriff, fire chief, and emergency services are on the scene.

The Greenpoint AG plant is on fire in Hardinsburg, Ky.

The fertilizer in the plant is what is on fire, which makes it volatile to water.

Breckinridge Co. Sheriff’s Dept. says they will be attempting to put out the fire with foam.

The Sheriff, Fire Chief and Emergency Services are on the scene.

According to the Breckinridge County Emergency Paging Facebook page, the shelter in place has been lifted.

We will continue to update information as it becomes available.

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(This story was originally published on October 14, 2019)

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