Smoke billows from Southwest Philadelphia junkyard fire

Fire broke out at Automated Waste Solutions Inc. in Southwest Philadelphia on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. (Chopper 6)
June 4, 2013 2:41:55 PM PDT
Crews battled a junkyard fire in Southwest Philadelphia that created smoke seen by Action News viewers in and out of the city.

The fire broke out around 4:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Chopper 6 HD was over the scene of Automated Waste Solutions Inc. at 1620 South 49th Street as firefighters tried to get control of the flames.

Smoke billowed through the air, resulting in Action News viewers to grab their cameras and snap photos of the plumes in the sky.

No injuries were reported and a cause has not been determined.


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