Fire at car-recycling yard sends plume of smoke over harbor • Long Beach Post

A fire broke out at an auto-recycling yard in Wilmington this afternoon, sending smoke wafting over the Long Beach-Los Angeles Harbor area.

ADVERTISEMENT - Story continues below
Advertise with the Post

It took 36 firefighters 46 minutes to put out the flames that damaged nearly three dozen vehicles, authorities said.

The fire was reported at 1:08 p.m. at 1903 North Blinn Ave., Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said.

No structures were threatened, no injuries were reported and no evacuations were ordered, Humphrey said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation, he said.

Support our journalism.

It’s been one year since the Long Beach Post began asking you, our readers, to contribute to keeping local journalism alive in the city.

Thousands have contributed over the past year giving an average contribution of $12.39 a month.

Please consider what the news and information you get every day from the Post means to you, and start a recurring monthly contribution now. READ MORE.

Select Payment Method
Personal Info

This is a secure SSL encrypted payment.

Donation Total: $12.39 Monthly


Share this:

« »