Milford firefighters extinguish blaze at auto recycling facility

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Milford firefighters put out a fire at an auto wrecking yard off of South Washington Street Tuesday afternoon.

Just after 3:25 p.m., black smoke could be seen from the yard at Milford Auto Recycling, located at 70 South Washington Street, between the Boston Post Road (Route 1) and the Metro-North Railroad tracks. It is unclear what may have caused the fire.

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Milford firefighters battle a fire at a Milford auto yard Tuesday (WTNH / Matt Buynak)

Black smoke could be seen from Interstate 95 on the Connecticut Department of Transportation‘s Traffic Cameras.

News 8 spoke with officials at Metro-North, who said that the fire is far enough away from the tracks that they are not in danger.

Officials say there have not been any injuries.

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(WTNH / Matt Buynak)