Smoke from salvage yard fire visible in West Knox County

Multiple engines are on the scene and Hall Road will be shut down for an extended period of time.

KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) – Rural/Metro fire crews are on the scene of a fire at a salvage yard near Hall Road in southwest Knox County on Wednesday afternoon. Smoke from the fire could be seen for miles.

Rural/Metro officials say a cutting torch was being used to cut off part of a vehicle when flames from the torched sparked a fire, engulfing several cars.

Multiple engines are on the scene and Hall Road will be shut down for an extended period of time.

No injuries are reported at this time.

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