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UPDATE: Firefighters battle fire at recycling plant on Milwaukee's south side

Updated: 4:05 p.m. October 16

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at the Cimco Recycling Company in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood. 

According to the Milwaukee Fire Department, a lot of plastic and paper was burned in the fire although crews have been able to get it under control. 

The Milwaukee Fire Department has not commented on a cause yet or said whether anyone was injured. 

Photos captured by Sara Woitel show smoke billowing across the street towards a nearby Target store. 

Sara Woitel

Sara Woitel

Officials say the airport foam truck was used and Hazmat is monitoring the air to make sure it is safe. 

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story.

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Posted: 3:03 p.m. October 16

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A fire has been reported near the Allen Bradley Clock Tower on the city's south side.

The Milwaukee Fire Department received the call shortly before 3 p.m. and believe that it's a rubbish fire in a recycling yard.  

CBS 58 News has a crew on scene and will bring you updates as they become available.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story.



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