More than 20 firefighters respond after large refuse fire breaks out at Burrtec in Palm Desert

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Nearly two dozen firefighters were called to the Burrtec recycling site in Palm Desert on Thursday to put out a large refuse fire.

Six fire engines responded to the scene after the fire broke out a little after 5 pm, according to Cal Fire.

Here’s a video of the fire, (accompanied by some snazzy music):

The fire was contained less than an hour later.

No word yet on the cause of the blaze.


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