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AFR responds to fire at recycling plant
January 11th 2022
Albuquerque Fire Rescue is investigating a fire at the Friedman Recycling plant on Edith Blvd.…
Fire at recycling facility sends plume of smoke over Boston
December 8th 2021
A fire at a metal recycling facility in a Boston suburb sent a plume of…
Discarded bullet explodes at Hull metal recycling plant
November 4th 2021
A live bullet exploded "with a loud bang" at a metal recycling plant after the…
St. Paul crews battle fire at riverside metal recycling facility
September 1st 2021
It took about 90 minutes for St. Paul firefighters to extinguish a fire Tuesday evening…
City of Pensacola recycling put on hold due to fire damage
August 9th 2021
Recycling for City of Pensacola Sanitation customers is temporarily on hold, the city announced Monday.
Huge Blaze Engulfs Railroad Tie Recycling Plant in Alabama
August 5th 2021
A fire that apparently started with a lightning strike and grew so large it showed…
Second fire in a year hits car parts recycling site in Ogden
July 27th 2021
A car caught fire in a vehicle crushing machine late Monday morning, but firefighters were…
Massive daylong foam recycling plant burns
February 26th 2021
Three workers were injured as a massive North Texas foam recycling plant fire burned all…
Firefighters battle early-morning dumpster fire at recycling center
February 5th 2021
Firefighters are working to determine what sparked a dumpster fire early Friday in Awendaw.
Bails of cardboard, paper spark two-alarm fire at Phoenix recycling plant
January 19th 2021
Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a two-alarm fire at a Phoenix recycling plant…
Crews contain 2nd-alarm fire at a Phoenix recycling center
January 18th 2021
Authorities are trying to determine what sparked a second-alarm fire at a recycling center in…
Large fire at Cleanlites Recycling in Mason
December 15th 2020
This is the second fire at the location in less than three months.
Large fire burns at recycling center in Houston, shelter in place lifted
November 12th 2020
A large trash fire at a recycling facility in northeast Houston on Wednesday prompted a…
Massive recycling fire could burn for days in South Carolina
October 28th 2020
A fire at a South Carolina recycling plant so massive the smoke plume appeared on…
Fire breaks out at Lincoln Recycling in Meadville
September 17th 2020
A smoky fire broke out just before 9:30 a.m. in a large scrap pile at…
Fire burning at tire recycling facility northeast of Fort Lupton contained
July 23rd 2020
A fire that started at a tire recycling facility northeast of Fort Lupton Wednesday evening…