Breckenridge plant fire controlled, no injuries reported

POSTED: 1:57 PM May 06 2013   UPDATED: 1:39 PM May 07 2013
Breckenridge fire

A fire at the chemical-making Chemplex plant about five miles south of Breckenridge rocked Stephens County on Monday.

According to the Breckenridge American, all 16 employees were accounted for at the plant that makes chemicals used in fracking operations – and no injuries were reported. All buildings remained intact.

Earlier in the day, big black smoke could be seen throughout Breckenridge.