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Massive two-alarm tire fire visible throughout Richmond

Fire crews were stationed at a Richmond Recycling plant throughout the day and night Tuesday in response to a massive two-alarm fire.
Posted: 6:11 PM, Feb 18, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-19 09:23:27-05
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Smoke was visible from the Manchester rock wall
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RICHMOND, Va. -- Fire crews were stationed at a Richmond Recycling plant throughout the day and night Tuesday in response to a massive two-alarm fire that drew attention throughout the city.

The fire could be seen from miles away from its location at a recycling plant on School St.

Photos and videos showed thick black smoke and flames coming from the intersection of School St. and Brook Rd. Officials say that the thick smoke was the result of tires being burned in the fire.

No injuries were reported.

Fire crews are set up for a "defensive operation," according to Richmond Fire.

There is no word yet on what sparked the fire.

This is a developing story.