LA VERGNE, TN (WSMV) - Three businesses were evacuated Tuesday morning as a precaution after a machine caught fire at a recycling center.

Employees at Sims Recycling Solutions, located on New Sanford Road, called 911 after a shredder caught fire around 10:45 a.m. Heavy smoke and flames were visible when fire fighters arrived. Sims Recycling Center and the other businesses were evacuated as a precaution.

Officials said there were no injuries reported and the evacuations at the other businesses have been lifted. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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