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Fire at Recycling Plant in Adams County, Colo., Causes Large Amounts of Black Smoke

More than 100 firefighters from 15 departments worked to put an end to the fire.

Earlier this week, a fire at a scrap metal recycling plant in Adams County, Colo., broke out, releasing a large amount of black smoke into the air. The smoke led to some street closures and heavy traffic delays.

More than 100 firefighters from 15 departments worked to control the smoke and put out the fire.

Denverite has more:

Firefighters worked through the night and into Wednesday morning at a recycling plant in Adams County, just northeast of Denver near Brighton Boulevard.

The fire sent an enormous plume of black smoke into the air on Tuesday afternoon, resulting in some street closures and coinciding with heavy traffic delays. Adams County Fire Rescue said the facility was a “metal recycling plant” near the 5600 block of York Street.

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