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Scrap-metal yard fire burns for hours in Phoenix

PHOENIX — An overnight fire at a scrap-metal yard kept Phoenix Fire crews busy for several hours early Wednesday.

There were no injuries.

Fire Capt. Ruben Saavedra said the blaze started around 1:30 a.m. near 35st Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road. A 30-foot-high stack of car parts, appliances and other debris caught fire, sending flames and dark smoke into the sky.

Investigators don’t know know how the fire started yet.