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Storage yard fire sends smoke across Hunts Point

A fire fueled by oil, diesel, and kerosene broke out in a storage yard today in Hunts Point.

News 12 Staff

May 10, 2022, 9:15 PM

Updated 770 days ago


Dozens of firefighters responded to a scene in Hunts Point around 2 p.m. that sent plumes of heavy smoke across the neighborhood.
Firefighters on the scene confirmed that the fire at the scene was fueled by three 750-gallon containers of oil, diesel and kerosene – which explains the foam that can be seen covering the aftermath of the fire.
There were no injuries reported from the scene of this fire, which was put under control right before 4 p.m. Fire marshals are continuing to investigate to determine the cause.

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