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Firefighters battling commercial fire in SE Portland

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Firefighters are battling a commercial fire in southeast Portland.

Crews responded to the fire at a recycling facility called WestRock, located at 6328 Southeast 100th Avenue, just after 4:30 p.m.

Portland Fire & Rescue said bales containing plastic that are the size of cars are burning and are close to other bales of recyclable material.

Crews are using a front loader to pull apart some of the bales to allow water to get to the fire.

No homes or structures are threatened, according to Portland Fire & Rescue. No injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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