Crews tackle fire at auto yard in Whitby; no injuries reported
Paul Johnston, CP24.com
Published Tuesday, May 24, 2016 5:41PM EDT
Last Updated Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:32PM EDT
Firefighters are currently on the scene of a fire at an auto yard in Whitby.
Crews were called to the fire, located on Taunton Road East, shortly before 5 p.m.
Aerial images captured by the CP24 helicopter showed think black smoke blanketing the sky in the area. A representative with Whitby Fire and Emergency Services said that the smoke posed no concern to residents.
Preliminary information suggested that the fire might have been sparked by a worker using a cutting torch or other similar tool, police said.
No injuries have been reported.
Preliminary information did not indicate that Taunton Road was currently closed as a result.