By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

GARY, Ind. (CBS) — A fire on Wednesday afternoon sent thick smoke pouring out of a recycling center in Gary, Indiana.

The fire broke out at Innofuel Energy Solutions, at 6480 Industrial Hwy. in Gary.

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Multiple fire departments from around Northwest Indiana were called to the scene, and Industrial Highway was shut down.

Information on injuries was not immediately available.

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The scene is less than a mile from Gary/Chicago International Airport.

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