Trash Fire Continues To Smolder 1 Day After It Started

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4)– The fire continues to smolder at a trash transfer facility in Commerce City nearly 24 hours after it spread from piles of trash to buildings on the facility.

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Copter4 flew over the trash fire (credit: CBS)

The fire broke out at the Waste Management facility near 60th and Brighton on Thursday afternoon in what was initially thought to be recycling waste.

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The facility remained closed on Friday as fire crews continued to put out the fire.

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Copter4 flew over the trash fire (credit: CBS)

What started the fire is being investigated.

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Copter4 flew over the trash fire (credit: CBS)

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