Fire Rages At Brighton Park Paper Recycling Plant

An extra-alarm fire was raging Tuesday afternoon at a paper recycling plant in Brighton Park, and the Orange Line was shut down nearby.

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- Breaking news in Brighton Park on the city's southwest side now. Chopper 2 over a paper recycling plant on fire in the 4800 block of South Cristiana. You can see a ton of smoke there and big flames as well. Pallets caught fire is what we're hearing, then spread to the building. Firefighters are being extra cautious because propane tanks are located outside of that building. We're also told containers of acid are burning. The orange line has been shut down in the area. No word of any injuries.