Fire produces large plume of smoke in east Houston

HOUSTON – A fire produced a large plume of smoke Wednesday that could be seen for miles in east Houston.

The fire was reported about 1:40 p.m. near the intersection of the East Freeway and Mercury Drive.

Video from Sky 2 showed the smoke billowing from what appeared to be a junkyard.

Several fire engines were also at the scene.

It was not immediately clear what started the fire.

No injuries were reported.


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