Fort Worth Firefighters Battle Heat, Flames at Recycling Facility

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality reports the air quality levels are back to normal near a south Fort Worth recycling facility that caught fire Monday afternoon, according to the Fort Worth Fire Department, reports NBC Dallas Fort-Worth (

People with respiratory sensitivity that were within a mile of Evergreen Paper Recycling were advised to remain indoors Monday after air quality tests showed particulates in the air.

Fort Worth firefighters battled both triple-digit heat and a massive three-alarm fire in the 1110 block of Everman Parkway late Monday afternoon.