North Omaha Plant fire injures several people

Three people reported injured in a 4-alarm fire in north Omaha near I-680.

Firefighters continue to fight the blaze which started when a container of an oil-based product ruptured and caught fire Wednesday morning at the Nebraska Machine Products Plant.  A fire spokesman says about 50 people were evacuated from the people.  Three people were taken to the hospital, one with severe burns.

Police have closed McKinley Road between 48th and 36th streets and surrounding buildings have been evacuated.   We'll have more details as they become available.  Also, tune into Channel 8 Eyewitness News at 5 and 6.