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Scrap fire at St. Paul recycling center is second in a week

Fire investigators believe the latest fire to have been accidental.
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Firefighters responded to the second scrap fire in a week at a St. Paul recycling center Saturday morning. 

According to the St. Paul Fire Department, crews were called to the 1300 Block of Red Rock Road at around 5:30 a.m. The site is home to AMG Resources, a scrap metal recycling center. 

A pile of recycling material had reportedly caught fire. Crews worked to extinguish the fire until around 7 a.m. No one was reported to be injured in the fire, and it is believed to be accidental. 

The department also responded to a scrap fire at the same site Tuesday after there were reports of black smoke coming from the facility. 

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