Massive Foam Recycling Plant in Texas Burns Into the Night

  • Source: KXAS-TV NBC 5 Fort Worth
  • Published: 02/26/2021 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Three workers were injured as a massive North Texas foam recycling plant fire burned all day Thursday and into the next day. The fire broke out at the Richland Hills corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility for Advanced Foam Recycling at 2525 Handley Ederville Road, southwest of Texas 121 and Loop 820, at about 12:45 p.m. The Fort Worth Fire Department, who is assisting in the fight, said Thursday there is 125 personnel from eight local departments who have been fighting the fire for more than three hours. By Friday morning, there were nine fire department agencies at the scene continuing to put out hot spots, Richland Hills police tweeted. Officers cautioned that heavy smoke and road closures remain in the area. Texas Sky Ranger flew to the fire Thursday afternoon and quickly spotted a huge plume of thick, black smoke on the horizon. As they arrived, heavy fire and smoke could be seen coming from the large building.


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