2 Fla. firefighters injured while putting out recycling facility fire

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to a fire breaking out at a recycling facility and while fighting the fire, two firefighters were sent to a local hospital


Devoun Cetoute
Miami Herald

MIAMI — Two Miami-Dade firefighters were taken to hospitals early Friday morning while working on a Doral recycling facility fire.

At 6:16 a.m., Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to a fire breaking out at a recycling facility near Northwest 70th Street and 97th Avenue, according to fire rescue.

The fire has been put out and investigators are still searching for the cause of the fire. (Photo/Miami-Dade Fire Rescue)
The fire has been put out and investigators are still searching for the cause of the fire. (Photo/Miami-Dade Fire Rescue)

While fighting the fire, two firefighters were sent to a local hospital, fire rescue said. One may have suffered minor injuries, while the other possibly had heat exhaustion. They are expected to be released later today.

The fire has been put out and investigators are still searching for the cause of the fire.

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