Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a fire at the Montgomery County Recycling Center (16105 Frederick Rd) near Shady Grove Road this morning just before 7am. According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS Pete Piringer, around 60 firefighters responded to a “large (deep seated) paper trash fire on the tipping room floor.” The fire has been contained and there were no injuries reported. We will post an update when more information becomes available.
Per @mcfrsPIO on twitter: “Recycling Center, Frederick Rd., @mcfrs T731, AT723, A703, ALS708,EMS703, C700, SA700 assisting, large trash fire in building, fire contained, extensive overhaul expected, no injuries”
Update – 16105 Frederick Rd, Recycling Center, large (deep seated) trash fire on tipping room floor, fire contained, ~60 FFs on scene https://t.co/UeWtOat0YR pic.twitter.com/zRmv5kfKQ0
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) September 7, 2022