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Fire damages Minneapolis recycling company building

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A fire significantly damaged a Minneapolis recycling facility Tuesday morning, CBS Minnesota reported.

Scrappy's Northern Metal Recycling on the 1800 block of 2nd Street North caught fire and crews responded at about 1:10 a.m, CBS Minnesota reported.

Northern Metal was empty when crews arrived, The Star Tribune reported.

Residents of a nearby apartment had to evacuate as a precaution while firefighters worked, CBS Minnesota reported.

Firefighters started fighting the fire inside the building, but had to retreat back outside as the fire spread, The Star Tribune reported.

By 7 a.m. the fire subsided and residents were let back into the nearby apartment, The Star Tribune reported.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, CBS Minnesota reported.

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