Multiple crews were working Tuesday afternoon to contain a fire at a junkyard in the Northeast Valley located at 4565 E. Hammer Ln., the Clark County Fire Department (CCFD) reported.
The incident was reported at 12:12 p.m., he said.
As noted in writing, the first response team to arrive on the scene found a large crushed pile of about 50 burning vehicles.
Units began attacking the fire from the street, launching water jets from raised platforms, he added.
Crews were stationed on the south, west and east sides of the fire to prevent the fire from spreading, he added.
According to the statement, the main body of the fire had already been extinguished and crews were now moving through the pile of crushed vehicles.
It was reported that the fire did not spread to adjacent properties and that no civilians or firefighters were injured.
The cause of the fire has not yet been determined and no damage estimate has been made.
The scene of the fire remained active as crews searched for and extinguished pockets of fire buried in the pile of cars.
A total of 47 people responded to this incident.
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