Dixon Chemical Plant Explosion Forces Evacuation
Lee County Police and Amboy Fire along with surrounding fire departments from Sublette, Harmon and Dixon, were on-scene at the incident.
Just before 3:00 this morning, Crop Production Services on 1076 Corrigedor Road near Dixon in Amboy Township suffered an explosion that authorities say was caused by a fire.
From My Stateline:
The entire area, up to a three mile radius, was evacuated around 4 a.m. Sterling Road up to Route 30 has been closed off. The evacuation was lifted and residents have been allowed back in their homes. Amboy Fire Department will hold a press conference at 12 noon CST to provide an update.