Small equipment explosion at ADM Soybean Processing plant

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - First responders were on scene of a fire overnight at a Lincoln business.

Lincoln Fire and Rescue were called out to ADM around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

ADM is a soybean processing plant, located at 7800 Thayer Street. That's near 73rd and Cotner Boulevard.

According to LFR, a passerby saw fire and smoke coming from the plant. There was a small equipment explosion that had happened inside. The building's fire suppression system was able to handle it. Firefighters assisted with hot spots.

Three workers were taken to the hospital for evaluation. LFR believes the injuries to the workers are non-life threatening.

LFR left shortly before 1 a.m.

The fire inspector was on scene assessing the damage. The fire was contained to a very small part of the plant.