SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Firefighters battled a blaze outside of a recycling facility in Sacramento County on Friday.
#MetroFire is o/s of an exterior fire at a recycling facility in a metal pile on #ElderCreekRd. There are no threats to any structures or adjoining properties. Fire attack has commenced. pic.twitter.com/yYzY2B876RREAD MORE: California Expands Drought Emergency To Large Swath Of State
— Metro Fire of Sacramento (@metrofirepio) April 9, 2021
Sacramento Metro Fire says a metal pile along Elder Creek Road appeared was on fire. At around 3:30 p.m., officials said the fire was starting to die down.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Proposes Budget That Would Send $600 Stimulus Checks To Two-Thirds Of Californians
and were shut down while crews remain on the scene. Alternate routes were advised.
No structures or other nearby properties were threatened, firefighters say. No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is unknown.MORE NEWS: Car Crashes Into Sutter County Home, Catches Fire
Updates to follow.