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.
#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.
Firefighters will be on scene for a little while to fully extinguish the flames.
Elder Creek Road will be closed for the time being at S. Watt and Turner roads.