Recycling facility catches fire in Chesapeake

Photo by Darragh Copley

Photo by Darragh Copley

Chesapeake, Va. – Crews responded to a trash fire inside of an industrial building in Chesapeake, according to police dispatch.

It happened at TFC Recycling, located at 1958 Diamond Hill Road.

The call came in at 8:07 a.m. Wednesday morning; it was under control at 8:28 a.m., according to Captain Saunders of the Chesapeake Fire Department.  It seems a pile of trash caught fire in the facility, Saunders says.

Crews on scene found burning debris outside of the warehouse; most of the burning material had been moved outside by employees, Saunders says. The burning was contained to the debris itself, and no damage was done to the warehouse.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.

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