Local

Fire Breaks Out At South Philadelphia Recycling Plant

The Mike and Ike Show
Read More

By Steve Beck

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Firefighters battled a blaze that broke out inside a recycling facility in South Philadelphia Thursday morning.

The fire started at about 11 a.m. at the TRC Inc. (Transfer & Recycling Center) located at 2904 S. Delaware Avenue.

Authorities say businesses in the area were evacuated as a precaution. In addition, authorities said it was not believed that smoke from the fire was toxic.

There were no reports of any injuries.

Smoke could be seen in South Jersey and traffic on I-95 and the Walt Whitman Bridge was slightly impacted.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

Top Content On CBSPhilly

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 34,908 other followers