FMFD respond to fire at recycling center off Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard

Writer: Nicholas Karsen
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The Fort Myers Fire Department responded to a fire at a recycling center that occurred early Wednesday.

The fire was reported to FMFD at around 4:48 a.m., at the recycling center near the intersection of Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard and Auger Drive.

Firefighters report that the metal had caught fire but is under control.

WINK News spoke with Fort Myers Fire Chief Tracy McMillion, who said smoke in the area is made it challenging to deal with immediately.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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