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Active fire at Cimco Recycling Plant in Sterling

A total of 9 departments are being used to put out the fire.
A total of 9 departments are being used to put out the fire.(Associated Press)
Published: Apr. 16, 2021 at 1:20 PM CDT
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STERLING, Illinois (KWQC) - An active fire situation is currently raging at the Cimco Recycling plant in Sterling, IL.

The fire was first reported to the Sterling Fire Department at 12:45 pm at 13509 Galt Rd. off of Route 30.

The department said the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System or MABAS was activated and a total of 9 departments are on the scene currently trying to control the flames.

Officials say Galt Road is currently closed off and motorists should avoid the area.

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