Jamestown Fire Department extinguishes smoldering recycling materials

The department was called out on Sunday.

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The Jamestown Fire Department extinguished smoldering recycling materials in a recycling bin on Sunday, Sept. 11, said Grant Christianson, fire inspection officer.

The department was dispatched at 6:36 p.m. to the north parking lot at the Meadows Apartments, 1715 10th St. NE.

Twenty-two firefighters and four units responded to the scene, Christianson said. They extinguished the fire and used thermal imaging to ensure there was no more heat in the bin that could cause an issue, he said. Firefighters were at the scene for about 20 minutes.

The recycling bin was not located near a building.

No injuries were reported.

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