PORTAGE, Wis. -- A fire heavily damaged the Columbia County Recycling and Solid Waste Center Sunday afternoon, Portage Fire Department officials said.

Emergency crews were called to the center, located along State Highway 16 outside of Portage, just before 4 p.m. Heavy black smoke could be seen coming from the building.

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