Fire Spray into the surface of a nearby creek.
Destroy Over 800,000 gallons of Whiskey.
Flames of alcohol whipped into spirals towards the sky.
The perfect combination of alcohol, water and wind created firenados spiralling upwards.
It is believed that 800,000 gallons of alcohol spilled into a retention pond, causing the factory to be engulfed in a fire ball.
Fortunately, the building was situated close to a creek, meaning that the fire was eventually extinguished. Not one was injured in the blaze.
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However, the creek became contaminated and a number of fish were killed. The Jim Beam company has paid state authorities nearly $27,000 in clean-up costs.
The brand is one of the most popular bourbon whiskeys in the world. It has annual sales of approximately $2.5 billion and has been trading since the eighteenth century.
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