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Billowing black smoke from scrapyard fire visible from uptown

A scrapyard fire on North Tryon Street produced billowing black smoke visible from throughout uptown Charlotte on Monday afternoon.
A scrapyard fire on North Tryon Street produced billowing black smoke visible from throughout uptown Charlotte on Monday afternoon. Charlotte Fire Department

A scrapyard fire on North Tryon Street produced billowing black smoke visible from throughout uptown Charlotte on Monday afternoon.

The fire started at about 3 p.m. in the 2900 block of North Tryon. Firefighters appeared to have doused all of the flames by about 3:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported. The cause was not immediately known.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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