(New Carlisle, IN) - A huge fire broke out yesterday at a recycling business in New Carlisle.
Reports indicate the blaze was at OmniSource metal recycling. It took several hours to bring the fire under control, and smoke could be seen for 20 miles or more. So far, no serious injuries have been reported. Officials commented that there is some fear that the smoke contained carcinogens from parts of scrap that were set ablaze.
The business accepts automobiles and other forms of metal for recycling purposes. The cause of the fire is under investigation.