Hickory cardboard recycling facility fire under investigation
HICKORY, NC (WBTV) - No injuries were reported in a fire at a Hickory cardboard recycling facility Monday night.
Hickory firefighters say they were on their way back to the station around 8:32 p.m. when they noticed a fire at the recycling facility in 10th Street Place NW.
Additional firefighters were called to assist in extinguishing the fire and the roadway was blocked for a time.
Firefighters say they arrived to find burning bales of cardboard inside the building. The fire was controlled by 9:02 p.m.
Catawba County EMS provided medical help to firefighters.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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