Crews contain blaze at Elkhart recycling business

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

ELKHART, Ind. -- Multiple departments responded to a fire at Green Stream Company in the 29000 block of Philips Drive in Elkhart late Saturday night.

Green Stream works with recyclable cardboard, plastics, and wood pallets.

The Cleveland, Osolo, Penn, Clay and Osceola township fire crews were all on the scene, according to our reporting partners at The Elkhart Truth.

The fire was contained to parking lot bins and a trailer unit, The Truth reported. The blaze was under control by 11:45 p.m., but flames could still be seen at 1 a.m. Sunday.

No one was hurt, and the business owner said services to customers should not be affected because of the fire.

The source of the fire was two trailers parked next to the company's main building, but fire officials still haven't released a cause.


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