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Firefighters respond to salvage yard fire in Cedar Falls

CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) – Fire and rescue responded to calls of a fire at a salvage yard at 1524 Independence Ave. yesterday afternoon at approximately 5:44 p.m.

Public safety officers and firefighters found six junk vehicles on fire, and two more on fire inside a compactor.

Authorities believe the fire may have been started because hot metal was left too close to combustible materials.

Crews reportedly stayed on scene for several hours putting out the fire.

 

Zach Stone

News Content Producer

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