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Fort Myers Fire Department work to extinguish fire at recycling plant

Recycling Plant fire
Posted at 6:38 PM, Apr 02, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-02 20:04:33-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — The Fort Myers Fire Department (FMFD) put out a fire only 30 minutes after receiving the call.

The fire department responded to a call about an outside fire at Garden Street Iron and Metal Inc. around 6 p.m. after a debris pile caught fire.

Recycling Plant Fire

Crews are on the scene trying to extinguish it and say the fire is contained.

FMFD says no injuries were reported. However, a piece of equipment located close to the pile did suffer some damage.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.