Fire Breaks Out at Stamford Trash and Recycling Center

Fire broke out at a trash and recycling facility in Stamford early Thursday morning.

The fire department said the fire broke out around 3:18 a.m. in a large pile of refuse the City Carting and Recycling facility, which located at 61 Taylor Reed Place in the Glenbrook section of the city.

Firefighters responded at 3:22 a.m. and found a large pile of refuse burning within the transfer facility.

Officials said the building was unoccupied at the time, but it was almost filled to capacity with refuse to be transferred to a refuse to energy facility.

The fire was under control at 4:49 a.m. It does not appear the facility or equipment were destroyed an on injuries are reported, according to the fire department. 

The city fire marshal’s office will investigate the cause of the fire.

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