Granite City, IL (KTRS) Fire crews are investigating following a massive fire at a metro-east recycling plant.
The fire broke out at around 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon at Totall Metal Recycling in the 2700 block of Missouri Avenue in Granite City. 11 different fire departments worked the blaze, which was contained by around 8 P.M. Tuesday.
The company was the site of an explosion in 2014 that claimed the lives of 2 employees, injuring a third.
The company recycles industrial material, manufacturing waste, electronics, and hardware.