Northern Metals Recycling

Northern Metals fire in Becker, Minnesota ‘under control’ after 3 Days

The fire is creating so much smoke the massive plume can be seen from miles away.

BECKER, Minn. (FOX 9)–In their third day battling the blaze, officials say “major progress has been made” in fighting the Northern Metals Recycling car debris fire in Becker, Minn. Thursday morning. Additionally, Becker Police say the “fire is being maintained and is under control and this point.” In a release, the Becker Police Department says a fire break has been successfully…

Fire at Becker Metal Recycling Plant Affecting Air Quality

A passerby first spotted the fire about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

BECKER, Minn.–Officials are monitoring the air quality in Becker after a fire at a metal recycling plant burned into the evening. Firefighters planned to work through the night Tuesday at the Northern Metals Recycling plant. The city has requested help from the National Guard, the state Pollution Control Agency and health department. Police have told residents with respiratory problems who…