NORTH DAVIDSON COUNTY, NC -- A large fire keeps firefighters busy at the North Davidson Recycling Center in Davidson County.

Emergency workers in Davidson County said the fire started Friday around 7:00 p.m. at the Recycling Center located on Old US 52.

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As many as 15 fire departments were at the scene to help get the fire under control.

During the fire, Old US Highway 52 is closed between Bethesda Road and Welcome-Bethesda Road.

Right now the cause of the fire is unknown.

Detour: North traffic must turn right onto Bethesda Road and follow Bethesda Road to Sink Road. Turn left to stay on Bethesda Road and follow it to Welcome-Bethesda Road. Turn left onto Welcome-Bethesda Road and follow it to re-access Old US Highway 52. South traffic must turn left onto Welcome-Bethesda Road and follow Welcome-Bethesda Road to Bethesda Road. Turn right onto Bethesda Road and follow it to Sink Road. Turn right to stay on Bethesda Road and follow it to re-access Old US Highway 52.

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