Weiser recycling fire

WEISER—At 11:30 p.m. Thursday, the Weiser Fire Department responded to a fire at a recycling center owned by the Kiwanis Club in Weiser.

Susan McCoy, a photographer for the Weiser Fire Department, said a fire broke out in the paper section of the center. Firefighters were able to put out the blaze in about an hour.

Weiser Fire Chief Kerry Nyce said it was not yet clear what had caused the fire, but the department was not yet ruling out suspicious circumstances.

He said the fire is still under investigation and there may be more information available next week.

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