Firefighters were called to the Tate & Lyle plant in Decatur, IL on Tuesday morning after a fire ignited inside the facility, several local news organizations reported.
Crews were dispatched to the site at about 6 am, according to an account by news broadcaster WCIA.
Officials told television news station WAND that debris on the viaduct may have caused a dust explosion in a dryer, but an official cause has not yet been determined.
No injuries were logged during the incident, Chris Olsen, vice president of community and government relations for Tate & Lyle said in coverage by the Decatur Herald & Review. He added that the company has initiated an investigation into the cause of the blaze.
Tate & Lyle is a manufacturer of solutions and ingredients for food, beverage, and industrial applications.