Montreal

Overnight fire in La Prairie destroys recycling centre

Dozens of firefighters from several municipalities were called in to put out the fire.

Fire started at 10 p.m. Wednesday and lasted most of the night

The fire destroyed a recycling centre in La Prairie on Montreal's South Shore Wednesday night. (Mathieu Wagner/Radio-Canada)

Dozens of firefighters from several municipalities battled a fire in La Prairie on Montreal's South Shore overnight. 

The fire destroyed a large metal recycling sorting centre on Jean-Marie-Langlois Street, but no one was injured. 

It started at about 10 p.m. Wednesday and lasted most of the night. 

The cause of the fire is not yet known.