Fire at Brooklyn recycling center rages on - New York News

Fire at Brooklyn recycling center rages on

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Rapid Processing Recycling Center, 860 Humboldt St., Brooklyn Rapid Processing Recycling Center, 860 Humboldt St., Brooklyn
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A fire at a paper and plastic recycling plant was raging hours after it ignited in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn.

The blaze at the Rapid Processing Recycling Center on Humboldt St. started at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday. It reached four alarms and was still burning late Wednesday afternoon.

168 firefighters responded to the scene.

At least one firefighter suffered a minor injury. There were no reports of injuries inside the two-story recycling plant.

A portion of a wall collapsed, said FDNY officials.

It is not clear what sparked the fire.

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