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Large fire breaks out at junkyard in Cleveland

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Posted at 10:22 AM, Jul 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-06 10:22:13-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland firefighters are battling a large fire at a junkyard on the east side.

The fire is at E. 55th and Sweeney, south of Opportunity Corridor, Cleveland Fire confirmed in a tweet.

Large plumes of black smoke could be seen by commuters around Cleveland Wednesday morning.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

A News 5 crew at the scene said that it appeared the fire was being brought under control as of about 10:20 a.m.