RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond fire crews were on the scene as heavy smoke poured from a recycling facility near Interstate 95 Wednesday afternoon.

Fire crews responded after smoke began to pour out of industrial machinery at the Stratton Metals facility North of I-95 in Richmond.

A city spokesperson told 8News that the fire originated in machinery within a building on site, and that the fire was successfully brought under control with no injuries.

(Photos: Howard Williams)

Wednesday’s blaze occurred near the site of a massive fire three years ago, at what was then an abandoned scrap metal facility.

Smoke poured out of a scrap metal facility in Richmond Wednesday. (Still from VDOT camera)