One person hurt, multiple cars involved in Northwest Jacksonville fire

Jacksonville, FL — Multiple vehicles and a car compactor in Northwest Jacksonville caught fire today, sending flames and thick plumes of smoke shooting in to the air.

Portions of New Kings Road near Garden Street had to be shut down during the peak of firefighting activity, but the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department says the scene is now under control.

One person is being treated for burns.

This is a developing story that will be updated through the day.

CHOPPER VIDEO: A large fire has been reported at a junkyard in North Jacksonville: http://bit.ly/2Bp7hVN

Posted by Action News Jax on Wednesday, December 20, 2017

BREAKING: We just received this video from Larry's First Stop junkyard in Jacksonville, where several cars are on fire: http://bit.ly/2Bp7hVN

Posted by Action News Jax on Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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