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Fire Erupts at Sterling, Illinois Recycling Center

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Fire Erupts at Sterling, Illinois Recycling Center

Firefighters were on scene for nearly three hours when a blaze erupted at the CIMCO Recycling Center in Sterling Illinois.

The fire was initially called in as an outside fire at 4:35 p.m. Monday, October 19, 2015, according to the Sterling Fire Department. When firefighters got to the center, at 13509 Galt Road, they found a pile of scrap rubber and plastics involved in “heavy fire” on the south side of the separator building.  That pile is known as a “fluff pile.”

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