Firefighters douse huge fire at California recycling center

Oct 23, 2016, 00:04
Firefighters douse huge fire at California recycling center

No flights were affected at Ontario International Airport, which is about a mile from the fire.

No word on what caused the fire. One bystander was also treated for smoke inhalation.

Multiple fire agencies responded to a fire at a recycling and pallet business in Ontario Calif. late Friday afternoon Oct. 21 2016. Fire crews in trucks

At the height of the fire, an enormous plume of black smoke could be seen for miles.

KTLA reports that firefighters were called to a structure fire at Grove Avenue and Holt Boulevard about 4:23 p.m.

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Eight people were injured, including some firefighters responding to a gas leak, and there were no fatalities, the utility said. Authorities credited firefighters and police officers with saving lives by reacting quickly to evacuate the building.

Firefighters doused the flames from multiple points outside the yard.

"I can see the flames", Anna Alquitela told KPCC. "The closest to it is Pepe's Towing. It looks like it's coming out of their building from here".

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The incident took place in Ontario, California on Friday afternoon, which is located near Ontario Airport - 37 miles east of Los Angeles.

It took about 80 firefighters and almost 20 trucks, many from neighboring agencies, to contain the fire, Sitar said. Authorities said no injuries were reported and the area was evacuated. Several streets were blocked off and a Metrolink train was delayed because the blaze was so close to train tracks and firefighters needed access to get to the flames.

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Fire officials were concerned that winds could send sparks to other nearby buildings, according to ABC7.

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