Massive fire burns at scrapyard on Detroit's east side

No injuries have been reported

DETROIT - A massive fire started Friday afternoon at a scrapyard on Detroit’s east side.

The rubbish fire happened on Strong Street, near I-94 and Mt. Elliott Street.

Fire authorities said compressed vehicles at the scrapyard still contained flammables and caught fire.

Crews used a crane to pull apart the vehicles and extinguish each individually.

No injuries were reported.

Several explosions could be seen. Strong winds blew heavy smoke over I-94 and M-10.

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