By CBS13 Staff

SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Firefighters battled a blaze outside of a recycling facility in Sacramento County on Friday.

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.

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Watt Avenue and Elder Creek Road were shut down while crews remain on the scene. Alternate routes were advised.

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No structures or other nearby properties were threatened, firefighters say. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

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Updates to follow.