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3 firefighters injured battled blaze at recycling plant; cause remains under investigation


LYNDHURST, New Jersey — Three firefighters have been injured while battling a blaze at a New Jersey paper recycling plant.

Authorities say the fire was reported Thursday morning at NY NJ Recycling in Lyndhurst.

About 50 firefighters from Lyndhurst and surrounding communities responded.

Authorities say the fire spread to a nearby plastics business, but it was quickly extinguished.

Three firefighters suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

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