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Firefighters spend 11 hours battling massive fire at Indy scrap metal dealer

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Posted at 7:03 PM, Jul 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-27 09:01:22-04

INDIANAPOLIS — It took crews roughly 11 hours to bring a massive fire at a scrap metal dealer under control Monday.

Firefighters responded to the fire around 5:10 p.m. at Saul Goode Industries, located in the 2400 block of Bluff Road, according to the Indianapolis Fire Department.

A large scrap pile that was roughly 100 yards by 100 yards and 30 feet tall was showing heavy flames when firefighters arrived on the scene.

According to IFD, no employees were on site when the fire broke out and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Firefighters remained on the scene throughout the night and marked the fire under control around 4 a.m. Tuesday. The scene was cleared around 5:50 a.m.

Several fire departments are on the scene using four aerial trucks to battle the fire.