Grand Prairie salvage yard fire ‘under control’; no injuries reported, officials say

Firefighters in grand prairie battled a large fire at a salvage yard Friday evening, officials say.

In a Facebook post Friday, the Grand Prairie Fire Department said a “multiple compacted automobile fire” was reported in the 4000 block of East Jefferson Street, about 10 miles west of downtown dallas.

No injuries were reported, the department added.

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In an update to the Friday post, the department said the fire was “under control.” Multiple people who left a comment in response to the department’s Facebook post shared photos of smoke from the fire.

Authorities were notified of the fire shortly after 5 p.m., said Marina Bustillo, a spokesperson for the department. Bustillo said firefighters worked to put out hot spots in the area through Saturday morning.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, Bustillo said.


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