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Crews contain fire after explosion reported at east Columbus recycling plant

No injuries were reported.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Crews from multiple fire departments contained a 2-alarm fire after an explosion occurred at an east Columbus recycling plant.

According to Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Steve Martin, the fire was at a plant called Green Earth Recycling on Brice Road.

The owner later told 10TV the business recycles lead acid batteries, plastics, cardboard, electronics, and roof shingles, among other things.

Martin said it was too early to find out what caused that explosion.

No injuries were reported.

Editor's note: A previous version of this story said the business recycled tires. The copy has been updated to reflect the business does not recycle tires, which was confirmed by the Truro Township Fire Department

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