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.
#IFD UAV captures a great overhead view of the scrap pile blaze at 2400 Bluff Rd. Firefighters continue defensive Ops. #MCPH on scene for running & smoke plume considerations. Residents in the area should keep windows shut & air on. Crews making progress but slowly. pic.twitter.com/C6mvHBj6Mc— Indianapolis Fire Department 🚒 (@IFD_NEWS) July 26, 2021
Several fire departments are on the scene using four aerial trucks to battle the fire.
5:10 PM - #IFD Firefighters dispatched to 2400 Bluff Rd for massive 100 yd x 100 yd - 30 foot tall scrap metal pile at Saul Good Industries. No employees on site when fire broke out. Aggressive Attack pic.twitter.com/ud7q6EvtCn— Indianapolis Fire Department 🚒 (@IFD_NEWS) July 26, 2021
.@INDairport Fire assisting #IFD with nozzle reach capability on crash truck. Crews using all available water with 4 Aerial Ops in use along with monitor nozzles.— Indianapolis Fire Department 🚒 (@IFD_NEWS) July 26, 2021
18 #IFD Apparatus, 1 #AFD, 1 #WTFD #IMPD, #IEMS, @IndyFireBuffs on scene pic.twitter.com/RhURbStxFu
#IFD #OnScene VIDEO - https://t.co/0NAqFIAPvs— Indianapolis Fire Department 🚒 (@IFD_NEWS) July 27, 2021
12:45 AM - Crews remain on scene at 2404 Bluff Rd extinguishing hot spots and removing debris from the scrap pile at Saul Goode industries. No injuries. pic.twitter.com/WnOzIIWFEG