Depew Firefighters responded on 1/31/18 at 1807 Hrs to investigate the smell of smoke on Ledyard Ave.
Rescue 7 went on location and reported nothing in the area. An Engine 1 Firefighter was on location at Twin Village Recycling reporting a large amount of smoke. Rescue 7 went on location with a large amount of smoke from the rear of the yard & Depew 9-4 went on location reporting a fire in a metal shredding machine & if opened would explode and declared a working fire. Command requested a crash truck from the Buffalo Airport.
The fire was placed under control in 83 minutes.
South Line (FAST), Buffalo Niagara International ARFF, & Lancaster responded as mutual aid to the scene. Hy-View, Bowmansville, & Twin District provided fill in companies.