Crews Battle Large Warehouse, Lab Fire in Winchester

An explosion and fire have damaged a hemp processing plant in eastern Kentucky.

Crews were dispatched Thursday night to the GenCanna facility in Winchester and arrived to find a large fire at one building.

Officials said the building where the explosion and fire occurred looks like a large laboratory and sustained major structural damage.

GenCanna cultivates hemp plants and processes them into CBD products including oil and powder.

Kentucky State Police, the state fire marshal, and the Winchester Fire Department will investigate what caused the explosion and fire.

Source: MG News

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