Questions answered, many remain in recycling plant fire

Viewer submitted photo shows smoke heavy smoke in the distance of a large fire Tuesday morning at Brittain & Sons in Clinton County. Emergency crews were on scene until 8 p.m. clearing the scene and maintaining hot spots on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. (WLFI Report!t Photo/Eric Cupp)
Viewer submitted photo shows smoke heavy smoke in the distance of a large fire Tuesday morning at Brittain & Sons in Clinton County. Emergency crews were on scene until 8 p.m. clearing the scene and maintaining hot spots on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. (WLFI Report!t Photo/Eric Cupp)

FRANKFORT, Ind. (WLFI) – After a three-alarm fire in Clinton County Tuesday, Frankfort completes air quality tests and releases results. However, investigators are still searching for a cause.

Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby said the air is now safe after a fire a Clinton County recycling plant. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management was called in after toxic smoke filled the sky for hours.

Kirby said investigators are still working to find a cause of the fire, which happened at Brittain & Sons Recycling Inc. around 11 a.m. Tuesday. The recycling center is located off State Road 28, on County Road 0.

Kirby said environmental management and health officials are working to determine exactly which materials were in the fire.

The scene was finally cleared around 8 p.m. Tuesday.

No injuries were reported.

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