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Fire Rages at Scrap Yard Near Otay Mesa

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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