MILWAUKEE (WKOW) — Firefighters in Milwaukee spent Saturday afternoon battling a large hearth at a metallic recycling facility.
An enormous plume of smoke was pouring out of the Miller Compressing Firm facility scrap yard on W. Bruce Avenue in Milwaukee, as crews labored for hours to place the hearth out.
WISN-TV reports the flames and smoke drew spectators who mentioned that they had by no means seen something prefer it.
“We parked our automobile down by Nationwide Avenue as a result of it was all stuffed with vehicles, nevertheless it was all black smoke after which in a while we noticed a whole lot of hearth capturing out. After which there was like a crane again there making an attempt to unfold it out, making an attempt to place it out,” mentioned Mary Bliesner.
Firefighters on the scene informed WISN an enormous pile of scrap metallic was on hearth however the reason for the hearth has not been decided.