Canadian Manufacturing

Smouldering scrap fire draws ire, charges

The smouldering fire in April at Calgary Metal Recycling took two weeks to extinguish.



CALGARY—A stubborn scrap heap fire at a Calgary metal recycling plant has led the city’s fire department to lay more than a dozen provincial fire and safety code charges.

The smouldering fire in April at Calgary Metal Recycling took two weeks to extinguish.

It also led the city to activate its municipal emergency plan.

No one was hurt.

The company and 3415 Ogden Holdings Inc., are facing a total of 17 charges.

Their first court appearance is set for Sept. 5.

with files from CHQR in Calgary

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