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For Immediate Release
November 11, 2013

Sheri Costa-Batis
Public Communication & Engagement Manager

Update: Fire at Sims Metal, Redwood City Extinguished

The Air Quality Alert Has Been Lifted for Impacted Counties

Redwood City, Calif. - The Redwood City Fire Department fully extinguished a 2-alarm fire at Sims Metal - a metal recycling facility located at 699 Seaport Boulevard in Redwood City. The cause of the fire is under investigation. There are no known injuries or fatalities.

The air quality alert/advisory has been lifted for residents living in south San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, and south Alameda County. Seaport Boulevard has also been opened.  

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