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December 21, 2014

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Four-alarm fire at North Las Vegas recycling plant under control

Fire at recycling plant

A four-alarm fire that broke out at a North Las Vegas recycling plant Friday morning is under control, according to fire spokesman Cedric Williams.

The fire at Secured Fibres, 4751 Vandenberg Drive, produced large clouds of black smoke that could be seen across the valley.

Williams said 30 North Las Vegas fire units were called to the scene after emergency dispatchers received multiple calls about 10 a.m.

Employees were evacuated, and streets east and west of the plant were temporarily closed, he said.

Williams said a second fire broke out about half a mile away. He speculated it might have been caused by the wind moving embers from the plant fire. He said that fire also was under control.

The cause of the recycling plant fire is under investigation

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