Smoke odor, haze fills Baltimore skies following overnight fire at recycling plant

HALETHORPE, MD—Many Baltimore County residents are waking up to the smell of smoke on Thanksgiving morning.

The Baltimore County Fire Department reports that a fire broke out at a recycling plant in Halethorpe early Thursday morning.

The blaze broke out at around 2:30 a.m. at a plant in the 2200-block of Halethorpe Farms Road.

Crews are continuing to work to bring the massive fire under control. Hazmat units are on the scene.

A second, two-alarm house fire broke out at around 4:30 a.m. in the 3600-block of S. Hanover Street.

The smell of smoke and hazy skies are present as far away as Rosedale.

Photo via the Baltimore County Volunteer Firefighters Association

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