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Fire ignites at Phoenix scrap yard near 19th Avenue and McDowell

Posted at 10:16 PM, Dec 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-12 00:53:17-05

Firefighters are working to contain a fire that ignited at a scrap yard Tuesday evening.

Crews responded around 9:45 p.m. to a scrap yard near 19th Avenue and McDowell.

Video from Air15 showed the fire was isolated to one pile of debris at a larger yard.

The Phoenix Fire Department said crews were focused on preventing the fire from spreading to anything else nearby.

It was not immediately clear how the fire started or if any employees were around at the time it ignited.

Stay with ABC15 for the latest on this developing story.