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PBCFR crews battle flames at West Palm Beach recycling plant

The fire happened at 6:15 p.m. on the 6000 block of Walls Road.
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Posted at 10:46 PM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 22:46:06-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach County Fire Rescue crews battled a fire at a recycling plant in West Palm Beach Thursday evening.

The fire happened at 6:15 p.m. on the 6000 block of Walls Road.

Responding firefighters reported a visible column of smoke from Southern Blvd.

Firefighters at the scene said there was a pile of materials, approximately 20-feet high, fully engulfed in flames.

Crews extinguished the main fire and used a bulldozer to move the remaining smoldering materials out.

No injuries have been reported.