( North Las Vegas, NV ) – No injuries reported, but it took fire crews from 3 area departments to knock down a midnight fire at a north Las Vegas recycling plant.
The blaze was at the Republic Services complex near Cheyenne and Commerce.
Some 50 firefighters from North Las Vegas, the City of Las Vegas and Clark County all battled the blaze.
Several maintenance workers who were working inside at the time of the fire were safely evacuated.
North Las Vegas Fire Captain Cedric Williams says piles of tightly baled cardboard added to the intense smoke that filled the sky around the complex.
No word on the cause of the fire.