Whitchurch-Stouffville Fire and Emergency Services say firefighters are battling a large industrial fire at a scrapyard.
The fire broke out at around 11:17 p.m. Monday on Woodbine Avenue, south of Stouffville Road.
York Regional Police said the fire is at a wrecker’s yard and there there is no structure involved. Just the cars on the property are on fire.
The fire was described by police as being as wide as a football field.
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Firefighters were still battling the fire at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. There were water access issues due to the lack of fire hydrants in the area. Firefighters are currently doing a tanker shuttle run to try to find water near by.
Police said there are no injuries so far.
Woodbine Avenue is closed between Stouffville Road and 19th Avenue.
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