A fire at a Bruceville-Eddy trucking company where hazardous materials were stored led to at least one explosion and prompted a large fire response from neighboring fire departments Wednesday afternoon, a fire official said. No injuries were reported.
The Bruceville-Eddy Volunteer Fire Department requested assistance from the Waco Fire Department and volunteer fire departments in Lorena, McGregor and Moody after a fire was reported at Southern Enterprises Of Envirocare Inc., 1551 Old Moody Road, before 5 p.m.
Waco Deputy Fire Chief R.M. Bergerson said a hazardous materials crew also responded. The fire led to at least one explosion that sent flames out above the one-story metal building, Bergerson said. The building’s roof collapsed and its walls were warped during the blaze, but firefighters were able to contain the fire by 6 p.m., he said.
Multiple departments remained at the scene for several hours.