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2-alarm fire breaks out at recycling center in Prince George’s County

Officials said the fire extended through the roof and caused part of the building to collapse.
Credit: Berwyn Heights Volunteer Fire Dept


A 2-alarm fire broke out a recycling center in Hyattsville Saturday, Prince George’s County Fire Department said.

Officials said they responded to an industrial recycling facility in the 5600 block of Columbia Park Road around 6 p.m. Saturday. Firefighters on scene reported smoke showing from the building upon arrival. 

Nearly 70% of the building was engulfed in flames causing part of the building to collapse, according to Mark Brady, a spokesman for PGFD. 

All firefighters have evacuated the building at this time. 

No further information is available. Check back for updates.