Metal Fire at MA Scrapyard

Thursday, August 9, 2018 @ 07:08 PM gHale

A blaze broke out at the Joseph Freedman Co. scrapyard in Springfield, MA.

Firefighters extinguished an early morning fire at a Springfield, MA, scrapyard.

Firefighters got to call at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday for a metal fire at 115 Stevens Street home to the Joseph Freedman Co.

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The fire was 75 feet from an industrial building.

No hazardous materials were found and no one suffered an injury in the incident.

The large scrap metal pile was isolated in the facility’s work yard, said Springfield Fire Spokesperson Dennis Leger. Investigators believe a spark that formed under the pile of metal was the cause of the fire.

Joseph Freedman Co. is the oldest and largest privately owned scrap metal processor in New England, according to its website.



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