Huge Plume of Smoke Seen as Large Fire Burns in Rio Linda Junkyard

A fire in a junkyard in Rio Linda, California, on August 5 sent a giant plume of smoke into the air, footage posted by Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District shows.

The footage, recorded from a helicopter and on the ground, shows the large blaze and efforts by firefighters to battle it.

Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District said the fire was eventually knocked down, and that “fortunately all structures are safe, and no injuries reported.” Credit: Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District via Storyful

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