Scrap fire sends plume of smoke over downtown Durham

Durham County News

No one was injured in a scrap fire that sent a large plume of smoke into the sky over downtown Durham Tuesday morning, officials said. 

Around 9:45 a.m., the Durham Fire Department responded to a fire call at 217 S. Holman Street, which is near the intersection of S. Alston and Angier avenues. 

Responding firefighters found a “pile of scrap vehicles” on fire at Elite Scrap Metals.

Images released by the Durham Fire Department show more than a dozen firefighters and a ladder truck battling the flames. 

CBS 17 will update this story as it develops. 

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