LYON COUNTY (KSNT) – Firefighting crews battled a blaze in Lyon County for 45 minutes Wednesday morning.

Southern Star is investigating the fire which was reported Wednesday morning at its Americus facility on Road E in Emporia, according to Karen Goedde, Communications and Public Relations Director for Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline.

According to Goedde a Southern Star employee noticed smoke just before 7 a.m. and activated the emergency response, shutting down the station and notifying local authorities.

(Courtesy Photo/Lyon County Sheriff’s Office)

No injuries were reported, and the fire was contained to the Southern Star’s facility.

Firefighters and the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office arrived just after 7 a.m. to find a building at the Southern Star transmission plant on fire. The building is 5 miles south of Americus.

According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, the fire was out by 7:55 a.m. Investigators are working with crews on the scene to find the cause.

Southern Star is a transporter of natural gas, with approximately 5,800 miles of natural gas transmission pipeline in the Midwest and Mid-Continent regions.