Sims Metal Management

Black smoke in the distance from one-alarm fire burning at a scrap metal yard in Hayward. (Alameda County Fire Dept.)

Fire At Hayward Recycling Plant Prompts Warning To Shelter-In-Place

Hayward firefighters were battling a one-alarm fire at a scrap metal plant at 30104 Industrial Parkway.

06/07/2014

A fire burns at the Sims recycling plant in Redwood City on December 17, 2013. (CBS)

Redwood City Scrap Metal Fire Appears To Be Work Of Arsonist

Although the investigation is ongoing, police said it appears the fire at Sims Metal Management in December was intentionally set.

01/30/2014

Fire at Recycling Plant

Redwood City Metal Recycling Facility Had Been Issued Violation For Previous Fire

A Redwood City metal recycling facility that caught fire on Sunday received a public nuisance violation for a similar incident, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

11/11/2013

Ships load scrap metal at Sims Metal Management at the Port of Redwood City. (US Environmental Protection Agency)

Feds Accuse Peninsula Metal Recycler Of Dumping Toxics Into Bay

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is ordering a company that shreds and recycles scrap metal to stop discharging a rash of toxic pollutants into the San Francisco Bay.

01/10/2012

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

Recycling Plant Fire Extinguished At San Francisco’s Pier 70

Firefighters extinguished a small blaze at a metal recycling plant at San Francisco’s Pier 70 Tuesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

CBS San Francisco–11/16/2010

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