Emergency personnel were called to Gateway FS on North Mill Street in Nashville on Thursday afternoon after reports of smoke coming from a grain bin on the property.
The fire was reported around 4:15 p.m. Traffic was routed to Kaskaskia Street as area firefighters battled the blaze. Scanner traffic an hour after the initial call reported the sighting of deep smoke coming from a hole that was cut into the bin.
Traffic for 127 was reopened for both lanes at 6:25 p.m. All units were cleared by 6:58 p.m.
Responding units included Nashville Fire Protection District, Addieville Fire Protection District, Hoyleton Fire Department, Ashley Fire Department, Washington County Ambulance and Washington County ESDA.
Units are still on scene. The Standard will update this post as more information becomes available.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the street.
Photos by Charles Guffey