Junkyard Fire Produced Thick, Black Smoke Plume

By: Stephanie Shoop
By: Stephanie Shoop

Crews were called to the scene of a fire in Beaufort County about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The fire was at an non-operational junkyard on Keysville Road off Highland Drive. Part of the property is in the city limits of Washington. The fire filled the air with black smoke.

Two fire departments were called to the scene, as well as air quality experts and law enforcement.

Foam was sprayed on the flames. No one was hurt.


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