Los Angeles Fire Department

Fire Erupts at Recycling Yard in Harbor Gateway Near Torrance

Firefighters put out a fire that erupted at a recycling yard near Torrance on Saturday, officials said.

More than 100 firefighters battled the massive fire reported around 10:12 a.m. in the 20300 block of South Normandie Avenue in Harbor Gateway, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The fire was declared a knockdown at 1:52 p.m., LAFD said.

One firefighter was transported to a hospital with a minor injury and is reported to be in fair condition.

Large plumes of smoke could be seen as far as Seal Beach.

No further details were immediately available.

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