Junkyard fire burns 10 vehicles in Southwest Philadelphia

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Junkyard fire burns 10 vehicles in Southwest Philadelphia
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Junkyard fire burns 10 vehicles in Southwest Philadelphia. Sarah Bloomquist has more on Action News at 11 p.m. on August 25, 2019.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Smoke from a junkyard fire in Southwest Philadelphia could be seen from miles away on Sunday night.

Our Sky 6 camera captured the large plumes of smoke billowing into the night sky.

The fire broke out at the junkyard near the 6700 block of Essington Avenue just after 7:30 p.m.

The fire department says about 10 cars burned.

The blaze was placed under control just after 8 p.m.