A big fireplace at a recycling facility in Richland Hills has been escalated to 5 alarms Thursday afternoon.
The hearth broke out on the company headquarters and manufacturing facility for Advanced Foam Recycling at 2525 Handley Ederville Street, southwest of Texas 121 and Loop 820, at about 12:45 p.m.
The Fort Price Fireplace Division, who’s aiding within the battle, mentioned there are 125 personnel from seven native departments who’ve been combating the fireplace for greater than three hours.
Firefighters are battling a big 2-alarm fireplace at a recycling facility in Richland Hills, southwest of Texas 121 and Loop 820.
Texas Sky Ranger flew to the fireplace Thursday afternoon and rapidly noticed an enormous plume of thick, black smoke on the horizon. As they arrived, heavy fireplace and smoke may very well be seen coming from the massive constructing.
Many sections of the roof have collapsed and in a number of areas, the partitions of the constructing gave the impression to be buckling.
Dozens of workers have been seen evacuated into a close-by lot. One particular person, who drove himself to the hospital, was injured within the fireplace. His situation isn’t identified.
The hearth is contained and never spreading to different close by companies.
Officers haven’t mentioned what began the fireplace.
The Fort Price Fireplace Division tweeted photographs and knowledge from the scene of the fireplace.
In accordance with the corporate’s webpage, Superior Foam Recycling is the most important scrap foam provider to the carpet cushion business.