Photo of the Day: Recycling facility catches fire near Mechanicsville May 15 2013

Don't weld next to old refrigerators


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  • Atlanta Fire and Rescue says the blaze started after a refrigerator unit caught on fire

A recycling plant on Wells Street near Mechanicsville caught fire today, sending black plumes of smoke visible from Midtown. Two Atlanta Fire and Rescue engines responded to the blaze, which a department spokeswoman said was caused by workers who were welding next to an old refrigerator. No injuries were reported.