Black smoke seen pluming from scrapyard in East Tampa

Hillsborough County

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A giant cloud of black smoke was seen rising from a scrapyard in East Tampa Saturday afternoon.

Authorities confirmed the source of the smoke to be Fedca Scrap Metals near the intersection of N 56th St and E Hanna Ave in East Tampa.

By 3:45 p.m., roughly two hours after smoke was first spotted, the fire was mostly out. Police have not reported any injuries.

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