Cardboard blamed for fire sparked at recycling plant downtown

By Nick Jones - Digital producer

Photo: Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A pile of cardboard caught fire Wednesday afternoon at a paper and packaging plant on the Westside, according to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.

JFRD shared the following videos of the fire at the RockTenn Company on West Beaver Street.

It wasn't immediately clear how the cardboard caught fire. The fire was brought under control at about 5:20 p.m.

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