Fire at North Side scrap yard prompts HazMat response

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A fire at an auto scrap yard prompted a HazMat response Sunday morning in the North Side Ranch Triangle neighborhood.

The blaze started about 9 a.m. at the yard near Cortland and Marcey streets, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

Heavy smoke and flames could be seen billowing from a pile of discarded vehicles.

The fire was extinguished by about 11:15 a.m., fire officials said. No one was hurt.

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