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Cause of Kamloops recycling centre fire undetermined

Kamloops fire crews responded to a fire at a Valleyview recycling centre on Tuesday, March 20, 2019.
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March 20, 2019 - 9:54 AM

KAMLOOPS — The cause of a fire at a Kamloops recycling centre facility has yet to be determined.

Kamloops firefighters responded to a call yesterday, March 19, just after 4 p.m. for a fire that started outside of Emterra Environmental, according to Platoon Capt. Darryl Cooper.

Cooper says a cardboard baler caught on fire which then set a conveyor belt on fire.

"As to what intitially staretd the fire, it's undetermined," Cooper says.

Crews were on scene until around 8:30 p.m. yesterday.

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