Sims Metal Management off Franklin and E. Gregg, Sparks (Google Maps)
Sparks Firefighters knock down the flames that produced smoke visible all aroud the north Truckee Meadows
Fire broke out within this mountain of wreckage.
Crane operators gave firefighters better access to what was burning.
Although the fire was put out quickly, a fire watch will likely be required to make sure it doesn’t re-erupt. Sparks fire officials say no specific cause was determined but added that these kinds salvage yard fires can spontaneously combust from merging or mixing chemicals along with hot temperatures which we had today.