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Spontaneous combustion to blame for fire at Granite City recycling plant

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By Adam McDonald By Adam McDonald

GRANITE CITY (KMOV.com) – 70 cardboard boxes filled with computer parts were destroyed after a fire happened at the “Total Metal Recycling” facility in Granite City.

Officials say the fire happened around 5:00 p.m. Saturday evening. The cause of the fire is suspected to be spontaneous combustion.

The facility was closed for the day so no one was inside the building.

 

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