No one believed to be injured at fire in Niagara Regional recycling plant in Thorold

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Published March 21, 2023 at 4:52 pm

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Firefighters came from several municipalities to deal with the blaze at the Regional Recycling warehouse in Thorold this afternoon. It is believed no one was injured as the facility was successfully evacuated. (Photo by Nigel Isaac VanVliet Facebook)

It appears that firefighters from a few municipalities had to join in, quelling a blaze at the Regional Recycling warehouse in Thorold.

The fire was first reported at 3 pm today (March 21) at the 1786 Allanport Rd. facility. It is suspected the blaze began in the cardboard section of the warehouse.

While neither the fire or police have reported on the fire just yet, it’s believed the building was safely evacuated.

Because the facility isn’t on city water, numerous water tankers were requested to help with the blaze.

While several photos from local bystanders make it look like the fire was extinguished, there has been no official report yet.

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