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Fire at Cohoes scrap metal facility

Smoke billows out of a Cohoes scrap metal facility on Tuesday. Smoke billows out of a Cohoes scrap metal facility on Tuesday. | Photo: Dan Levy / WNYT.

July 04, 2018 06:18 AM

NewsChannel 13 was on the scene of a fire at a Cohoes scrap metal facility.

The fire is believed have started at NH Kelman Scrap Recycling at 41 Euclid Ave. in Cohoes.

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A Cohoes City Council member says this is the second fire at NH Kelman Scrap Metal Recycling in two years. He says the DEC has fined them before for issues with their smelter. He also repeated issues are problematic because of its proximity to the highway and residential areas.

Northbound traffic on 787 was blocked at Tibbits Avenue, but is now reopened.

Stay with NewsChannel 13 on-air and online for more information on this story.

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