12:02 p.m. Update: More than 200 cars were damaged in the fire, Metro Fire says. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

11:54 p.m. Update: Metro Fire says several hundred cars are involved.

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11:49 p.m. Update: Tipu, the owner of AZ Auto Dismantlers, where several vehicles are burning, says he just bought the business.

“I don’t know where the fire started. It’s in my neighbor’s yard as well. I didn’t have insurance. We bought the business one month ago,” he said.

Fire burns cars

11:37 p.m. Update:

11:32 p.m. Update:  The sound of explosions can be heard coming from the yard. A propane business is next door to the yard.

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A large fire has spread to a wrecking yard in South Sacramento where multiple cars are reportedly on fire.

The fire started as a grass fire along 7050 McComber Street and spread to nearby businesses. Firefighters from Metro Fire Department are battling the blaze.

According to a Metro Fire Department statement, 13 fire engines, one water tender, one medical unit, and four battalion chiefs have been assigned to the fire.

 

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