KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Billowing smoke from a fire that burned out of control for a time overnight at a Kansas City waste management plant finally subsided as the sun rose Friday.
The fire started around 2 a.m. at Material Recovery & Transfer, LLC, 4020 Winchester Drive.
Firefighters say they had to wait a while before attempting to put out get inside to put out the blaze. As the fire began to dwindle, crews brought some still-burning materials outside to help further contain it.
The fire, which was mostly contained to the interior of the building, raged for a while, was put under control by about 5 a.m. and caused smoke to pour from the building into the 6 a.m. hour.
There were no reports of injuries.
The cause of the fire was not immediately clear.
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