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Pile of burning metal caught on camera in Gulfport

Published: Jul. 19, 2018 at 11:09 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 20, 2018 at 6:19 AM CDT
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GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A 30-foot pile of scrap metal went up in flames in Gulfport on Thursday.

The fire happened at Southern Scrap Recycling near Lorraine Road, according to Chief Beyerstedt with the Gulfport Fire Department. In a video of the fire, you can see plumes of smoke over a heaping pile of metal parts.

A gate initially blocked firefighters, but Chief Beyerstedt said the team used bolt cutters to get through.

An aerial truck was used to put water on the fire and extinguish it.

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