Fire out at Chemstar Products Company in McPherson

MCPHERSON, Kan. (KWCH) Update: 6:52 p.m.

A fire at Chemstar Products Company in McPherson is now out.

Firefighters will remain on the scene throughout the evening to monitor hotspots and any flare-ups. They say no one was hurt in the fire.

Chemstar is a green space, meaning it is environmentally friendly. The plan makes drilling mud out of corn products.


Multiple fire agencies have responded to a structure fire in McPherson at the site of a chemical plant.

Units were called to the 500 block of W. Hayes around 3:55 p.m. on Thursday.

Emergency dispatchers say McPherson Fire, McPherson EMS, McPherson Police, Galva Fire and Inman Fire were all called to the scene.

Several viewers have reached out to us and say they've heard explosions coming from the Chem Star plant.

Alex Flippin is headed to the scene.

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