Fire Rages at Scrap Yard Near Otay Mesa - NBC 7 San Diego

Fire Rages at Scrap Yard Near Otay Mesa



    Large Fire at Auto Recycling Center

    The fire started around 5:30 p.m. NBC 7's Dave Summers has the latest. (Published Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018)

    A raging fire at a scrap yard near Otay Mesa was billowing thick black smoke into the evening air Thursday.

    The fire sparked at the Tapatio Auto and Trucking yard on Datsun Street at around 5:30 p.m.

    San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokesperson Jose Ysea said that at one point, at least seven fire engines were fighting the blaze.

    Ysea said the fire started in a mobile home on the property. The fire appeared to have spread from the mobile home to several nearby cars.

    No injuries have been reported.

    No other information was available.

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