EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – UPDATE: The large fire in Central El Paso was contained at about 3:30 p.m., according to the El Paso Fire Department.

No injuries were reported.

18 units and 50 firefighters responded to the blaze.


A large fire can be seen off of Interstate 10 in Central El Paso, near Cotton Avenue.

The El Paso Fire Department tweeted that “crews are responding to a Condition 3 Fire at North Lee and Olive. Fire is a recycling plant fire. No injuries reported at this time.”

This is a developing story and KTSM will update it as more becomes available.