SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A large pile of recycling material has forced a road in rural east Sacramento to be closed on Tuesday morning.
The scene is on Elder Creek Road, east of S. Watt Avenue.
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#MetroFire is o/s of a fire in a metal recycling facility on #ElderCreekRd in #Vineyard. The fire is controlled, poses no threat to surrounding businesses, & motorists near S. Watt and Elder Creek should be aware of fire apparatus in the area, though all roads remain open. pic.twitter.com/ETpgzV7GKy
— Metro Fire of Sacramento (@metrofirepio) January 7, 2020
According to the Sacramento Fire Department, unspecified recycling material is on fire. No structures are threatened, however, and firefighters say the flames are contained.READ MORE: 1 Person Dead After Shooting In Citrus Heights
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Elder Creek Road will be closed for the time being at S. Watt and Turner roads.