Thick clouds of smoke billowed from the Reddy Ice Plant on the Westside Thursday morning.

The fire broke out at the plant, located in the 4600 block of Edison Avenue around 8:30 a.m. The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said heavy fire was showing from the second story.

Fire crews searched the building and didn't find anyone in it. The fire was under control at 10 a.m.

Zachary Crawford
Zachary Crawford