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Blaze at recycling plant in NW Albuquerque

Firefighters douse a fire at a recycling plant Tuesday afternoon near Comanche and Griegos on Tuesday afternoon. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Firefighters fought a fire at a recycling plant in northwest Albuquerque Tuesday afternoon, according to Albuquerque Fire Rescue.

Officials say the blaze broke out in the building, near Comanche and Griegos, around 7:20 p.m.

Several police and fire vehicles blocked Edith north of Griegos as thick smoke wafted throughout the area. A fireman on a ladder could be seen spraying water onto the building.