Fire at Sylvania grainery and fertilizer facility
DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – Fire crews were called to a fire earlier tonight in Sylvania.
We first received a call into our newsroom just before 7 p.m. about a fire at M. B. Bell, Jr. Grain & Fertilizer on County Road 27.
Witnesses said they heard an explosion around 6:45 and called 911.
A Sylvania police officer tells WHNT News 19 the facility had received a load of fertilizer earlier that may have started the fire.
Three fire departments responded to contain the flames.