MILPITAS (CBS SF) — Crews have responded to a grass fire that broke out at a recycling facility in Milpitas on Monday afternoon.
According to firefighters, the fire broke out at the Newby Island Landfill on Dixon Landing Road around 12:45 p.m. Milpitas fire crews, along with firefighters from neighboring San Jose and Fremont were brought in to assist.
Fremont firefighters are assisting @SJFD with a fire at a recycling facility on Dixon Landing Rd in San Jose. The facility is located on the border of Fremont, Milpitas and San Jose. pic.twitter.com/bnFKl0WwGY
— Fremont Fire Department (@FremontFire) May 25, 2020
Smoke from the flames was visible over much of the South Bay and in southern Alameda County.
Where is this from? Just spotted a huge fire near little Taipei plaza in Fremont, guess it's close to the border of Milpitas and Fremont. @FremontFire @MilpitasFire #fremontfire #milpitasfire pic.twitter.com/t4R8froHYN
— messier31 (@messier31) May 25, 2020
— Kim Vestal (@KimVestalDJ) May 25, 2020
There are no immediate reports of injuries.
As of 3 p.m., the debris fire was not yet under control, according to San Jose fire officials.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.