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Blaze at NJ scrap metal shop creates huge clouds of black smoke

April 26, 2019 - 11:05 am

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS) --  A fire at a scrap yard in Jersey City created a huge clouds of black smoke on Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters put out the fire at Sims Metal Management scrap metal yard along New York Harbor with the help of a Fire Department of New York boat which arrived at the scene at approximately 5 p.m. 

The cause of the fire remains unclear. 

No immediate injuries have been reported.