VIDEO: Large explosions light up Nisku sky after fire broke out

Police are investigating after a fire caused large explosions at a recycling business in Nisku’s industrial area.

The fire erupted on Wednesday night from the company that recycles aerosol and compressed gas products.

One user uploaded a video on Twitter and explosions can be heard throughout the video.

It is believed that empty pressurized recyclable containers caused the explosions, it took 30 firefighters to control the blaze overnight.

No injuries were reported and 9th street remains closed, Nisku is 8 km south of Edmonton.

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