JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – At least one person was treated for burns Wednesday afternoon after several vehicles caught fire in a Jacksonville salvage yard.
Multiple cars and a car compactor were reported on fire at Larry's First Stop Auto Parts on New Kings Road, according to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
The fire affected traffic in the area with only one southbound lane of New Kings Road open before Garden Street until the fire was brought under control about 5:20 p.m.
It's unclear how the fire started.
Multiple vehicles on fire on the 10000 block of New Kings Road...heavy black smoke reported, getting close to structure....E33 and T33 just arrived on scene— MyJFRD (@JFRDJAX) December 20, 2017
Now reported multiple cars and a car compactor on fire....someone being treated for burns— MyJFRD (@JFRDJAX) December 20, 2017