NEW YORK Jan 22 A fire raged at a biodiesel
complex by an isolated highway in northern Mississippi on
Wednesday and it was not known whether there were any injuries,
the Associated Press reported, citing the state's Highway
Firefighters could not get close to enough to fight the
blaze because it was so hot, the Highway Patrol said. The
complex lies by the Mississippi Highway 15 close to the town of
"There were workers at the plant but it is unclear if there
are any injuries," Highway Patrol spokesman Trooper First Class
Ronny Hall was quoted by the AP as saying. "Once the fire is
out, investigators will get in there."
Biodiesel refineries make fuel from a variety of
non-petroleum products such as vegetable oil or animal fats. The
Highway Patrol said it did not know the name of the facility.
(Reporting by Sabina Zawadzki; Editing by Alden Bentley)