ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A couple of streets in north Abilene are closed due to a massive fire at a salvage yard overnight.
Traffic is being rerouted off Pine Street and Treadaway Blvd near the Pine Street Salvage building, which caught fire just after 1:00 a.m. Wednesday.
Massive flames could be seen coming from the fire. Several ladder trucks were being used to help extinguish the fire but winds were proving to be a problem.
Fire officials said roads in the area were closed and were expected to to remain closed for several hours.
According to Pine Street Salvage’s website, it is one of the Big Country’s largest scrap metal recycling companies.
The cause of the fire is under investigation as crews work to fully extinguish the fire.
KTAB/KRBC has crews at the scene on this developing story.