Fire breaks out at compost facility near Zeeland

A fire broke out at a compost facility in Zeeland Township Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017.

ZEELAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Firefighters battled a fire at a compost facility near Zeeland Wednesday morning.

The blaze, which started around 6 a.m., consumed at least 50 yards of compost at Spurt Industries in the 700 block of 56th Avenue in Zeeland Township.

Ottawa County dispatchers told 24 Hour News 8 that no other structures were threatened by the flames.

Officials said the yard waste caught fire from a spark or internal heat.

**Correction: In a previous version of this story, the location of the fire was incorrect. It has been corrected. We apologize for the error.**