DECATUR — No one was injured in a fire at Archer Daniels Midland Co.'s corn wet mill, the company said.
Fire crews had been sent to the facility in the 4100 block of East Faries Parkway shortly before 8:30 a.m. Multiple companies were still working in the area after 10 a.m.
ADM spokesperson Jackie Anderson said in a statement that employees were evacuated as a precaution after a fire broke out in a vessel at the facility. The company contacted local authorities for help, she said.
"The fire was quickly contained, and no one was injured," Anderson said. "We are currently accessing the damage and investigating the cause."
The Decatur Fire Department referred questions about the fire to ADM representatives, but said no firefighters were injured while containing the blaze.