Firefighters respond to Sterling recycling plant

STERLING, Illinois — Firefighters responded to a recycling plant north of Highway 30 in Whiteside County.

Crews were on scene at Cimco Recycling Wednesday morning, May 22.   There was a small hole in the roof of the plant.

Firefighters were reportedly on scene battling a hot spot around 11 a.m.  There was no word on what caused a fire at the site or what the extent of damages was.

A nearby roadway was blocked off as crews worked the scene.


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