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Sat Jun 5, 2021, 07:53 PM

5. Multiple recycle materials centers on fire. Black smoke likely plastics and toxic.

Local coverage:

Recycling Yard Fire updated to TYPE 1 as more than 200 firefighters respond
The fire is happening near 36th Avenue and Lincoln Street, the Phoenix Police Department said.
KPNX-TV Phoenix

Link: https://www.12news.com/article/news/local/valley/north-phoenix-recycling-yard-fire/75-4a6948d5-56bf-47fd-9ed2-6c94d25ce744

PHOENIX — Firefighters are working to control a fire that has spread through multiple recycling yards in south Phoenix that ignited Saturday afternoon, the Phoenix Fire Department said.

According to officials, the fire was quickly upgraded to a TYPE 1 fire with more than 200 firefighters battling the flames, 10 mutual agencies were also assisting. One firefighter reportedly suffered a non-serious injury to the lower extremities, but it is not life-threatening.

A Type 1 fire is typically associated with a wildfire, according to Team 12's Josh Sanders, who spoke with Phoenix Fire Captain Todd Keller.

The Phoenix Fire Department said that the response to the Recycling Yard Fire is the largest in its history.

Yaw'llTube coverage:

Fire burns through several buildings in Phoenix

Raw video: Aerials of massing fire burning in Phoenix
•Jun 5, 2021


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