Large Huntersville Recycling Center Fire Closes Part of Statesville Road

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — The Huntersville Fire Department has closed part of a road in Huntersville due to a large fire Wednesday morning.

Statesville Road, between Hambright Road and Verhoeff Drive, closed due to a fire that broke out before 8 a.m. at the North Mecklenburg Recycling Center, firefighters say.

Huntersville firefighters have not said what may have caused the fire but are asking drivers to avoid the area.