Huge Fire at TX Chemical Plant

A massive fire broke out at a chemical plant in Waxahachie, Texas, late Monday morning, sending huge plumes of black smoke billowing into the air.

Employees and visitors to the plant were all reportedly out safe, according to an update on CNN's Web site.

Officials ordered the evacuation of a nearby school, apartment building, and other industrial sites. Multiple fire departments responded to the incident, and there have been reports of chemicals being released by the fire.

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