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Fire crews work to contain large industrial fire near airport in Albuquerque

Plumes of smoke billowed into the sky as a large industrial fire burned at a recycling plant near an airport in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on August 6. Albuquerque Fire (AFR) said crews were working alongside Bernalillo County to contain a multi-alarm, multi-jurisdictional fire. Local media, citing officials, reported a health alert was issued due to plastics burning in the fire and smoke potentially containing hazardous air pollutants. Fire officials said a small outside fire started at Mesa Del Sol recycling hub on Sunday afternoon. Shortly after fire crews arrived, they found the fire had quickly spread, media reported. Credit: Albuquerque Fire via Storyful

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