Fire at recycling center in Central San Diego

Posted at 2:59 PM, Sep 25, 2017

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A fire may lead to explosions at American Recycling in the Webster area, firefighters said.

The fire broke out about 2:45 p.m. Monday at the business on 4070 Home Ave.

Pressurized gas canisters were in danger of exploding for a short time.

Firefighters knocked down the flames within 45 minutes. They have no plans to leave the scene soon because some of the debris is smoldering.

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