Crews respond to reported explosion, fire at Posey Co. ethanol plant
POSEY CO., IN (WFIE) - Investigators are working to find out what caused a fire at Valero Renewable Fuels in Mt. Vernon.
Fire crews were called to the scene around 4:30 a.m. after a witness reported he heard and felt an explosion.
Several people at least a half mile away say they felt their houses shake after hearing a loud boom.
Crews were on scene for about 3 hours. Wind chills were in the negatives while firefighters worked the scene.
There were no reported injuries.
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