Fire breaks out at recycling center in St. Paul

Firefighters respond to a fire at AMG Resources in St. Paul. (St. Paul Fire Department.)

A fire broke out at a metals recycling center in St. Paul Tuesday, according to the St. Paul Fire Department.

Just before 6 p.m., crews responded a report of black smoke coming from a AMG Resources in the 1300 block of Red Rock Road. The smoke could be seen stretching into the sky along Highway 61.

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St. Paul firefighters respond to a fire at AMG Resources on Aug. 31, 2021. (FOX 9)

When firefighters arrived, they found a large pile of recycling material on fire outside a building. The flames later moved to the building, causing some damage. By 7:40 p.m., the fire was under control.

Officials say employees on site used machinery to push the material out of the building.

No one was injured.

The fire remains under investigation.