Over 160 firefighters faced a “major emergency” blaze at the recycling yard in a Harbor Gateway neighborhood of Los Angeles, according to KTLA.

A huge plume of smoke went up from a recycling center that caught fire in an industrial neighborhood between Carson and Torrance on Saturday.

Flames were reported at 10:17 a.m. to 20333 S. Normandie Avenue, according to Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Arriving firefighters called for additional resources, including dozens of additional trucks. A tractor unit was requested to plow through the debris there.

The fire was apparently to the rear of a building that housed the Farmer Bros. coffee company.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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