Trash service to be delayed after fire at Michiana Recycling & Disposal
NILES, Mich. — If you are a customer of Michiana Recycling and Disposal, trash service will be delayed Tuesday due to an overnight fire at the company's transfer station.
Niles Township FD just told me it started in a cardboard bin and no one was injured.— Allissa Corak (@AllissaABC57) May 1, 2018
Still working to see if the station will be closed later in the morning. pic.twitter.com/t58B8nWTZB
The Howard Township Fire say the fire started in a cardboard bin around 12 a.m.
Another employee heard about the fire and called 9-1-1.
When crews arrived on scene, flames and heavy smoke were visible.
Here's a picture from just inside the door when the fire started. pic.twitter.com/vcbYytNxAe— Allissa Corak (@AllissaABC57) May 1, 2018
Employees said a newly repaired sprinkler system helped to subdue the flames until first responders arrived.
The fire was put out just after 4 a.m.
No injuries were reported.