Massive Recycling Plant Blaze Being Tackled in Tampa

Firefighters are struggling to quell the flames engulfing piles of metal.


Tampa firefighters are battling a massive fire at a recycling plant.

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The blaze started just after 4 a.m. Monday at OneSteel Recycling, and firefighters may be on the scene for days, according to WTSP.com.

As crews attacked the fire from ladder trucks, workers brought in bull dozers to separate the piles of recyclables.

They have concentrated on two huge fuel tanks nearby.

Heavy smoke from the fire is visible for miles.