BREAKING NEWS: A major fire is burning at a chemical plant on Pope Street. The fire blaze is burning at PMC Biogenix on Pope Street near Warford Street and Bell Avenue.The massive plume of smoke could be seen for miles across the Mid-South. See video below.
An Action News 5 viewer shared these images of a fire at a chemical plant in Memphis. We’re still gathering more information about what caused it and if anyone was injured. https://t.co/41aeXyUu0D pic.twitter.com/DXBAtGRgzt
— Action News 5 (@WMCActionNews5) January 11, 2022
Major Fire Burning at North Memphis Chemical Plant https://t.co/Rnmxye93tM
— KWAM NewsTalk Memphis (@Mighty990KWAM) January 11, 2022
According to scanner traffic at least one person has been injured. Firefighters say workers have evacuated the building.And there are concerns that at least one wall of the structure is burning.
Warehouse Fire @CitizenApp
1231 Pope St 4:49:39 PM EST