SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): A metal scrap yard off Circle Drive in Saskatoon caught fire Monday morning.
Plumes of smoke could be seen from BN Steel and Metals scrapyard on Quebec Avenue as firefighters attempted to control the fire from the lot next door.
The fire was reported at 10:26 a.m. Monday when flames started in a recycling pile.
Authorities blocked off Quebec Avenue and the surrounding area. The fire was contained within an hour.
City firefighters stayed on scene until 1:30 p.m. using an excavator to pull apart the piles so crews could go in and put out small hot spots.
The cause of the fire is undetermined. There are no damage estimates at this time.
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