Pile of trash burns outside of recycling facility

SAN JOSE (KRON)— A big pile of trash was burning early Monday morning outside of an San Jose recycling facility, according to fire officials.

The fire was reported at the Valley Recycling on the 1600 block of S. Seventh Street just after 4 a.m., San Jose Fire Capt. Christopher Salcido said.

Firefighters had to move past the gates and locks in order to put out the flames at the back of the building, Salcido said.

Wood pellets and debris from construction demolition were found inside the fire, he said.

The fire reached one-alarm and was put out at 5:25 a.m.

No one was injured.

The fire department is still investigating the cause of the fire.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s