Thu., 5:25 pm: UPDATE- Crews called to Girard scrap yard fire

GIRARD — Fire crews were called to extinguish a fire at a scrap yard off U.S. Route 422 near the Interstate 80 interchange. Girard police confirmed that the fire was under control by 5:20 p.m. but traffic was backed up along the interstate.

Officials confirmed that fire broke out around 3:30 p.m. today at Interstate Shredding, 27 Furnace Lane, producing heavy smoke throughout the area.

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