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Aerial Video of a Chemical Fire in Anthony, New Mexico

This morning around 9 a.m., a huge chemical fire was reported in Anthony, NM. Check out how close this fire came to homes.

We started getting tweets from our listeners in far East El Paso County wondering where all the smoke was coming from.

Rick F.

According to our news partners at ABC 7 small explosions could be heard coming from the fire at the Rio Valley Biofuels plant in Anthony, N.M. It is still unknown what caused the blaze.

Evacuation order for residents living near bio-diesel facility incident has been lifted. Earlier in the day residents were evacuated after several explosions could be heard.

This is how the plant looked before the fire.

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Check out how close this fire came to homes and nearby cattle.

 

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