Crews battle 2-alarm building fire in Akron

Crews battle 2-alarm building fire in Akron
Hickory and Silver Streets, Akron
Hickory and Silver Streets, Akron

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Firefighters in Akron battled a 2-alarm building fire on Wednesday morning.

The fire started around 8:15 a.m. at Metal Recycle Company at 325 Silver Street.

Units are still on scene trying to extinguish fire in the building. Fire officials say fire is difficult to get to, and a backhoe is needed to knock down a wall so units can get to some of the hot-spots in building.

There are no injuries reported at this time.

The cause is still under investigation.

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