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Fire still burning at Johns Disposal facility in Racine County

Posted: 6:52 AM, Jul 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-02 21:21:52Z
Fire still burning at Johns Disposal facility

NORWAY, Wis. -- Three dozen fire departments are still battling a blaze burning at a recycling plant in Racine County.

Authorities say firefighters responded to the Johns Disposal facility at about 1 p.m. Sunday. The fire is burning thousands of a pounds of bailed trash and officials expect it will be days before the blaze is put out.

Wind Point Fire Chief Rob Robins says two firefighters have been treated for heat exhaustion. The Journal Times reports no one from the recycling plant in the town of Norway has been injured.