Raging fire at Denver recycling plant extinguished

DENVER — Firefighters battled a large fire that broke out at a metal recycling plant Tuesday afternoon.

Smoke from the fire could be seen for several miles around. 

Crews were called out to the plant at 4661 South Ivy Street around 4 p.m.

No injuries were reported, and no surrounding buildings were damaged by the fire. It's not clear what sparked the fire. 

The second-alarm fire was mostly extinguished by shortly after 6 p.m. Denver Fire said people should expect traffic in the area as mop-up efforts continued.

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