Burning pile of recycling in Denver, smoke seen for miles

DENVER (KKTV) - A fire at a recycling facility put out a lot of thick, black smoke over the Denver metro area on Tuesday afternoon.

The fire was burning at EVRAZ Recycling at 5601 York St. Copter 4 with 11 News partner CBS Denver flew over the fire, which showed fire crews spraying the flames with water. Crews from Denver and Adams counties responded to the blaze. All of the company's employees were safe and accounted for according to EVRAZ officials.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.