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Five firefighters injured in fire at Bronx recycling center: officials

Posted at 5:34 AM, Jun 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-27 05:46:27-04

PORT MORRIS, the Bronx — At least five firefighters were sent to the hospital after battling a three-alarm fire at a Bronx plastic recycling center early Thursday, the FDNY said.

According to officials, a call came in around 12:30 a.m. Thursday for a fire at the Parallel Products plastic recycling center located at 900 E. 136th St. in the Bronx.

The FDNY confirmed five firefighters were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

The fire was officially under control before 3:30 a.m., officials said.