KC Recycling Center Fire Does $1.5 Million Damage

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a two-alarm fire at a recycling plant in Kansas City, Kan.

The fire early Wednesday at the Deffenbaugh Recycling Co. plant did an estimated $1.5 million in damage.

Fire department spokesman Craig Duke says the fire occurred in a steel building that was a sorting and processing center at the plant. Crews had to use heavy equipment to cut a path through the material so firefighters could get to fire.

No injuries were reported.

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