Wharton County firefighters responded to reports of a large fire at a chemical plant late Tuesday night, according to the fire department.
Fire crews arrived at the scene around 10 p.m. at the Prime ECO Group Plant located at 2933 S. SH 60.
Officials said the fire was ignited at building 3 of the plant, causing major damage to the building. A shelter-in-place order was issued for residents in the area but lifted by early Wednesday morning.
No injuries have been reported by firefighters . The cause of the fire is unknown.
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