Recycling Company Fire in The Central Southwest Area

WHAT: Recycling company fire.

WHEN: September 25, 2023, at 7:37 p.m.

WHERE: 2820 Holmes Rd. 77051.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: Not available.

DAMAGE: Not available.

CAUSE: HFD Arson investigators ruled the cause as accidental (caused by recycling cars).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene to find a large trash fire at a recycling center. Two ladder trucks were used to attack the fire from two directions. HFD hazardous materials and decontamination were requested. The fire was extinguished and HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin. An inspector was notified and performed an inspection of the facility. No major violations were found. 58 personnel were dispatched to this incident, including crews from Stations 33, 46, 23, 8, 21, 35, 37, 55, Hazmat 22 and Rehab 17.