UPDATE: Fire at GB recycling facility causes estimated $100k in damages

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WEDNESDAY 10/13/2021 5:19 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Metro Fire Department put out a fire at a recycling facility on Tuesday evening.

According to authorities, on Tuesday around 9:25 p.m. crews responded to a fire alarm activation at 701 Bay Beach Road. The building at that address is Quincy Recycle.

When crews arrived they could smell smoke and after they entered the building they saw heavy smoke throughout the warehouse. The fire was reportedly located near a conveyor moving recycled paper.

The fire also caused significant smoke accumulation which made putting the fire out difficult. The fire was able to be put out and no one was injured.

Authorities say that the estimated dollar loss was $100,000.

There was no information on the cause of the fire.

Local 5 will continue to update this story.

ORIGINAL: HAPPENING NOW: Green Bay Metro Fire responds to fire on Bay Beach Road

TUESDAY 10/12/2021 10:17 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV)- Green Bay Metro Fire Department is responding to a fire on Tuesday, October 12.

Both the Fire Department and Green Bay Police are on scene at the incident located on the East side of Green Bay.

Local Five spoke with first responders on the scene as they explained the fire is located at 701 Bay Beach Road. Officers with the Green Bay Police Department stated that Quincy Street is currently blocked off from Radisson Street to Bay Beach Road.

No additional information was released at this time. Local Five will update this story as new details emerge.

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