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After a fire at Rumpke recycling service, service will continue as usual on Thursday, officials said.

The fire started around 2:30 a.m. at Rumpke Recycling in St. Bernard. Officials said no one was hurt during the incident. 

The fire occurred in a paper storage bunker within the recycling center. The fire suppression systems immediately activated and employees evacuated. 

“Our employees acted swiftly and appropriately to ensure safety and a quick response,” Area Safety Manager Bridgett Biggs said in a statement. “We are very thankful for the outstanding assistance from local fire departments.”

Rumpke service will occur on schedule without interruption, Biggs said.

Check the list: What you can and can’t recycle, according to the experts at Rumpke

Crews will remain at the recycling center to monitor and investigate the situation as well as evaluate the damage, officials said. 

Visit Rumpke.com to see what you can and can’t recycle and a list of alternative disposal options for batteries and household hazardous waste.

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