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Smoke rises in Metro Vancouver as Richmond recycling yard fire – BC

Firefighters were called Wednesday afternoon after a large fire broke out at a recycling yard on Mitchell Island in Richmond, British Columbia.

Crew members who arrived at the facility around 4:45 p.m. found thick black smoke billowing from a large pile of recycled materials that had caught fire, according to City of Richmond Fire Chief Jim Wishlove.

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Seven units responded and were able to contain the fire, but heavy smoke was expected to continue for some time, he said.

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He added that people driving across the Knight Street Bridge are advised to keep their windows closed.

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The fire did not threaten the building, and no one who worked in the area was missing.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Smoke rises in Metro Vancouver as Richmond recycling yard fire – BC

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