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Crews extinguish massive fire at recycling plant on southwest side

The fire burned for about an hour along the 2300 block of Frio City Road, near General Hudnell and Quintana Road.

SAN ANTONIO — Crews battled a massive fire at a recycling plant on the southwest side Thursday afternoon. There were no reports of injuries.

Fire officials say it began as a metal salvage pile fire. The fire burned along the 2300 block of Frio City Road, near General Hudnell and Quintana Road. Fire officials say the fire started around 1:15 p.m. The address shows the business is Monterrey Iron and Metal.

Traffic and weather cameras from around the city captured flames and plumes of smoke that could be seen for miles from the fire site. 

This is a developing story and further details will be added as they are received. Check back to this article for updates.

See video of the fire below:



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