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Fire shuts down recycling efforts

By Randy Thoms May 29, 2023 | 12:27 PM

Fort Frances' recycling depot is temporarily closed after a fire on May 27,2023. Image: Randy Thoms

Blue box collection in Fort Frances has been halted.

It was because of a fire at the town’s recycling facility on Saturday.

The damage is extensive.

Both the public and commercial recycling compactors are now out of service until further notice.

The town says it is now working on a plan to resume service in the future.

No details yet on what caused the fire.

Fort Frances’ recycling depot was destroyed by a fire on May 27, 2023. Image: Randy Thoms


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