UPDATE: 4:45 a.m. EDT — There are multiple buildings burning in the industrial area at the corner of South Avenue and Kirkwood Road. Multiple departments are trying to contain the industrial fire. Specialized Fibers, located at 22985 South Avenue, was the first building the fire was spotted said, Kevin Colburn with Tehama Cal Fire.

He added that crews were trying to subdue the fire from the exterior of the building by using a defensive attack. A small number of homes and businesses in the direct vicinity of fire were evacuated. Evacuation warnings have been issued along Woodson Avenue as well.

Currently, there are no reports of injury. The cause for the fire remains under investigation. Explosions and billowing smoke were seen at the facility by a KRCR News reporter.

Areas that include Corning, Vina, Richfield, Henleyville, Rancho Tehama Reserve, Brown Place, Paskenta, Flournoy and Merrils Landing have been affected due to the power outage. The Pacific Gas and Electric Company told KRCR News the power will be back by 2 a.m. local time, (5.a.m. EDT) Thursday.

Original story:

A Specialized Fibers building at a recycling facility in Corning, California, caught fire Wednesday night according to reports by KRCR News.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) responded to the incident. The call for the fire came in around 9.09 p.m. local time (12.09 a.m. EDT Thursday), the report said.

Cal Fire told Action News Now that roads in the area of South Avenue and Kirkwood Road have been closed due to the fire.

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) power outage map says around 9,149 customers are without power currently.

As of now, no information on the level of containment of the fire is available.

This is a developing story.

Fire At Corning California
The fire at a building in Corning, California, has left over 9,000 without power. In this image: Firemen hose down burning houses at an informal settlers area in Manila on April 27, Manila, Philippines. Getty Images/Ted Aljibe