Massive fire burns down recycling plant in Illinois


MADISONVILLE, Ill. (WEHT)- Several buildings collapsed in a massive fire at a recycling plant Tuesday night.

The fire took place in Madisonville, Illinois. This is a suburb of Saint Louis.

The fire caused at least four buildings to collapse. The fire spread quickly and forced neighbors to evacuate.

No one was inside at the time.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

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(This story was originally published on March 11, 2020)

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