Stockyards fire spreads to area businesses

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Fire from Blue Grass stockyards has spread to nearby businesses, according to ABC 36 Crews on the scene.

Photojournalist Nathan Justice, at a holding area, reports a landscape business near the stockyards caught fire as result of the spreading flames. Justice spoke with employees of the business, still on the scene. We’ll hear from them this evening at 6:30 p.m. He also says fire crews are supposed to address the media at any time.

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Reporter Amber Krycka, also on the scene reports firefighters say they may have to set up a post or shelter for residents in the area due to the widespread smoke.

ABC 36 will have live coverage of the Blue Grass stockyards fire from all angles this evening at 6:30 and 11.

The photo was shared with us on Twitter by viewer, Jon Thomason.