Steel recycling plant catches fire in Tampa

Published On: Feb 18 2013 03:52:03 AM HST   Updated On: Feb 18 2013 03:58:38 AM HST
TAMPA, Fla. -

A steel recycling plant in Tampa caught fire early Monday morning.

Firefighters battled the blaze at One Steel Recycling for several hours.

Bay News 9 in Tampa reported that the smoke could be seen as far away as Manatee and Pinellas counties and in Plant City.

Fire officials said a bulldozer had to be brought in to break up the pile of burning steel.

Two workers escaped the fire unharmed.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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