Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service was call to a large fire at Biffa Waste Services, Snibston Drive in Coalville.
8 Crews from across the county tackled the blaze in a warehouse used as a recycling centre.
The fire service was called around 6.30pm to reports of smoke and flames coming from the building.
There was no employees working on the site at the time of the fire.
No injuries have been reported.
Fire service called for a water carrier to assist and the fire was soon brought under control.
The incident was scaled-down around 10.30pm and damping down and fire checks will be carried out through out the night.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, investigations will take place tomorrow.