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Firefighters Battle Separate Blazes at Amusement Park, Recycling Plant

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fire severely damaged a building at an amusement park in New Jersey and sent dramatic smoke billowing across the skyline Saturday, but no injuries were reported. In the meantime, firefighters battled a blaze at a …

Minnesota Shuts Down Recycling Plant, Site of Massive Fire

MINNEAPOLIS — The state of Minnesota on Friday shut down a metal recycling company where a fire burned for days and sent up plumes of smoke. The state cited “imminent and substantial danger” to the public, the Star Tribune reported. …

Fire at Arkansas Hazmat Plant Prompts Evacuation

A fire at a hazardous materials recycling plant in El Dorado, Ark., has prompted an evacuation. The Tuesday fire resulted in road closures, and the Union County Sheriff’s Department also had to evacuate. The fire is at a Clean Harbors …

Kansas Recycling Center Fire Does $1.5M Damage

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a two-alarm fire at a recycling plant in Kansas City, Kan. The fire early Wednesday at the Deffenbaugh Recycling Co. plant did an estimated $1.5 million in damage. Fire department spokesman Craig Duke …