Crews respond to recycling plant fire in Freetown

FREETOWN, MASS. (WHDH) - Crews responded to a recycling plant fire that broke out early Sunday morning in Freetown, police say.

Emergency crews responding to reports of heavy smoke at the Assonet Industrial Park around 6:45 a.m. traced the source of the smoke to the Excel Recycling Plant off of Ridge Hill Road.

There are reported explosions in the area, police say.

Police ask the public to stay calm and away from the scene.

No additional information has been released.

 

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