Fire at Phoenix scrap yard sends smoke billowing for miles
PHOENIX — A fire inside a Phoenix scrap yard Tuesday afternoon had smoke visible for miles.
The Phoenix Fire Department said around 4 p.m. that firefighters had made significant progress toward suppressing the fire located near Van Buren Street and 27th Avenue.
Crews were dispatched to the location after an employee found smoke and fire inside a stack of crushed cars toward the rear of the business, officials said.
Ladder pipes were still extended and working toward extinguishing the remaining flames.
Early video from a second alarm scrap yard fire on 300 S 27th Avenue. Firefighters have knocked down the bulk of the fire and now suppressing hot spots. pic.twitter.com/FX6UUqKlNv
— Phoenix Fire Dept. (@PHXFire) December 7, 2021
No injuries from the fire were reported and an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the blaze.
No additional information was available.