A fire is burning this evening near Walburg with plumes of smoke viewable from Taylor and Hutto.

On Sept. 10 at 5:17 p.m., the Williamson County Sheriff's Office announced that the department along with fire and hazmat units were responding to a chemical plant fire on FM 1105 south of Walburg.

A shelter-in-place order has been issued for a one-mile radius. FM 1105 is shutdown at FM 971 and County Road 153 Spur. Residents are asked to avoid the area.

There are no reported injuries and there was reportedly no people in the building.

This is a developing story.

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