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.
SD Fire-Rescue crews at scene of a commercial fire at 6500 Datsun in South Bay. It took about an hour to get this knocked down. Firefighters will be here for at least another hour. No one injured. Wrecked cars are the casualties. #strongwork pic.twitter.com/mhrYBQOqZC— SDFD (@SDFD) October 12, 2018
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