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Large fire reported at north Harris County junkyard

Thick smoke rises from the scene of a fire in north Harris County, Texas, on May 13, 2018.
Thick smoke rises from the scene of a fire in north Harris County, Texas, on May 13, 2018. (Amanda Vysocky)

HOUSTON – A thick plume of black smoke could be seen rising Sunday from the scene of a large fire in north Harris County.

The fire was reported about 1:15 p.m. at a business in the 8300 block of Sweetwater Lane, near Interstate 45 North Freeway and Little York Road.

Firefighters said a semitrailer caught fire at a junkyard yard.

Video and pictures showed the smoke moving over the freeway.

VIDEO: Smoke rises from scene of fire

Officials said there were no reports of injuries or damage to any buildings.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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