NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (Jan. 30)—A massive fire at the EnTire Recycling Inc. facility in Nebraska City is still burning after a week, causing havoc in this Missouri River town about 50 miles south of Omaha. Thirteen firefighters were injured in an explosion at the site the afternoon of Jan. 23, about 12 hours after the fire was discovered. Town residents within a 27-block radius, including 50 homes, a school and an apartment block, were evacuated, and "about 100" people are still unable to return to their homes, said a spokesman for the Nebraska City Fire Department. EnTire owner Jim Gerking declined comment.
Fire at Neb. tire recycling plant; hundreds evacuated, 13 firefighters injured
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