Fire Erupts at Sterling, Illinois Recycling CenterFire Erupts at Sterling, Illinois Recycling Center
October 20, 2015
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.”