Explosion fears as US fertiliser plant burns

Last updated 12:16 30/05/2014

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A large fire at a fertiliser plant in the US has sparked evacuations in the city of Athens.

Police said a five block radius around the scene was shut down.

Witnesses said the East Texas AG Services plant was on fire but it was not known if the fire was started by an explosion.

The factory stores ammonium nitrate fertiliser, local news station WFAA said.

An explosion of ammonium nitrate at a Texas storage facility killed 15 in April 2013.

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