Working fire in South Pekin at Agridyne. Tazewell County dispatch Pekin Fire crews at 11:35pm Friday night, to a large structure fire reported with explosions. The fire was first reported at1811 American @ American Milling Co, now confirmed to be at Agridyne at 1615 S. 2nd. St. Reports of rail tankers and a propane tank were next to the Morton building structure, that was fully engulfed. Exlosions were reported from inside the building.
Scanner traffic has now indicated the tanker cars next the fire did not cause a threat or contain hazard materials.
Portions of Rt29. may be shut down as fire crews from Pekin, Cincinnati Twp Fire, and crews from Gren Valley were dispatched to the scene.