Storage yard fire sends smoke across Hunts Point

Dozens of firefighters responded to a scene in Hunts Point around 2 p.m. that sent plumes of heavy smoke across the neighborhood.
Firefighters on the scene confirmed that the fire at the scene was fueled by three 750-gallon containers of oil, diesel and kerosene – which explains the foam that can be seen covering the aftermath of the fire.
There were no injuries reported from the scene of this fire, which was put under control right before 4 p.m. Fire marshals are continuing to investigate to determine the cause.