Crews battle massive junkyard fire in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond section

This story originally appeared on 6abc

Firefighters battled a massive junkyard fire in the city’s Port Richmond section.

The call came in around 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon for a fire at Aramingo Avenue and Wheatchef Lane.

The view from Chopper 6 showed heavy smoke billowing across the sky.

  • WHYY thanks our sponsors — become a WHYY sponsor

The fire was brought under control around 5:30 p.m.

No injuries have been reported.

  • WHYY thanks our sponsors — become a WHYY sponsor

Get the WHYY app!

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal