Officials investigating after recycling plant catches fire in Surprise

SURPRISE, AZ - Fire crews are investigating after a fire broke out at a recycling plant in Surprise Monday night.

Autry Cheatham with the Surprise Fire Department said that the fire started in a compactor at the plant located near 195th Avenue and Deer Valley Road. Some material was sent up through a conveyor belt, he said.

There is no structural damage to the plant and all employees made it out safely.

AIR15 video showed several emergency crews surrounding the plant with firefighters making their way in and out of the plant.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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