Archive for Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Fire fighters extinguish small fire at Lonnie’s Recycling in North Lawrence

Crews work to put out a fire at Lonnie's Recycling in North Lawrence.

July 26, 2011, 11:16 a.m. Updated July 26, 2011, 11:21 a.m.

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A pile of trash and several cars at Lonnie's Recycling in North Lawrence, 501 Maple St., caught fire Tuesday morning.

The fire was reported shortly after 11 a.m. A police officer at the scene reported a small explosion, which spread the fire to a nearby tree.

Lawrence Douglas County Fire Medical had the fire under control by about 11:20 a.m. There were no injuries reported.

Check LJWorld.com for updates.

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