Firefighters use heavy equipment to douse fire
Firefighters use heavy equipment to douse the stubborn fire. Courtesy San Diego Fire-Rescue

A blaze burned large piles of plastic and bundles of cardboard at a recycling center in the Miramar area, but no structures were damaged.

The non-injury fire was reported around 8:20 p.m. Sunday at Allan Company on Consolidated Way just off Miramar Road, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

Firefighters responded to the scene and found piles of plastic and bundles of cardboard ablaze.

The tightly packed materials proved difficult to extinguish, but crews knocked down the flames around 9:30 p.m., a fire dispatch supervisor said.

No structures at the recycling center were damaged.

The cause of the blaze was under investigation.

— City News Service

Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.