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WILLIMANTIC -- Emergency crews were called to put out a fire at an auto recycling yard Monday afternoon.

The fire broke out at Northeast Recyclers at 48 Boston Post Rd. Around 3:30 pm. It went to a second alarm shortly thereafter.

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It had spread to  30 to 40 cars. The DEEP is on scene. Crews were able to save the machinery in the building.

The fire originated out of the building where they dismantle cars. Officials on the scene said the fire is out and under investigation.

 

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