LEMAY, Mo. — Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at the Republic Services Recycling plant in Lemay.

The plant is located in the 400 block of Bayless in Lemay.

Smoke could be seen billowing out of the site, which is right next to Interstate 55 in south St. Louis County. Emergency responders have blocked off a portion of Bayless Avenue east of I-55 to allow crews to work the fire.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is confirmed.

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