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Breckenridge plant fire controlled, no injuries reported

Published On: May 06 2013 01:57:57 PM CDT   Updated On: May 07 2013 01:39:39 PM CDT
Breckenridge fire

A fire was reported at the Chemplex plant about five miles from Breckenridge. No injuries were reported and all buildings remain intact.

Photos courtesy of Cindy Hamilton


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.