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Smoke from 3-alarm warehouse fire visible over Richmond

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Posted at 8:14 AM, Nov 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-02 00:18:56-04

UPDATE: Fire marked under control at 10:34a.m.

RICHMOND, Va. -- Twelve Richmond fire crews are working a three-alarm warehouse fire at 1104 Gordon Avenue in South Richmond.

The fire has been contained to two warehouses, the Richmond Fire Department said via social media. No injuries have been reported.

Crews arrived to the scene at 7:07a.m., and immediately declared the fire a working incident.

Units began an interior attack but because the building is a plastic recycling plant, crews moved outside and a 2nd alarm was called according Richmond Fire.

At 7:49a.m., the fire was declared a three alarm fire, after the roof and sides of the building began to collapse.

As smoke rose over Richmond, CBS 6 viewers reached out via Twitter to ask about the plume of black smoke visible south of the James River.

The tips started to come in via Twitter at about 8 a.m.

This is a developing story.