EPA officials are investigating a fire at a west Melbourne plastic recycling plant which led to a complete worker evacuation.
Emergency crews were called to the Laverton North SKM plant on Monday evening and found a "deep-seated fire" in a machine that was surrounded by tonnes of waste.
EPA officials, who are investigating the matter, believe the fire - which was quickly extinguished - involved a conveyor belt.
The investigation could lead to another plant shutdown for the company, which would follow the closure of four of its plants in February due to safety concerns.
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