NORTH LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Firefighters took on a massive fire early Monday morning at a recycling facility in North Las Vegas.
Officials with the North Las Vegas Fire Department say a 2-alarm fire broke out at a Republic Services recycling center located at 360 W. Cheyenne Avenue, near North Commerce Street, just after 5 a.m.
#BREAKING: A large fire is burning at an RTC lot on W Cheyenne.
The smoke plume can be seen from miles away including where I am at @AllegiantStadm over the strip.
Fire crews are responding.@KTNV pic.twitter.com/cU5iaXl5ff
— @SeanKTNV (@seanktnv) September 13, 2021
Smoke from the sit could be seen throughout the valley while the scene remained active.
North Las Vegas FD said the fire involved hundreds of bales of cardboard and plastic that were outside at the facility.
The investigation continues but no injuries were immediately reported in the incident.