St. Louis Public Radio News
9:15 am
Mon December 16, 2002

Junkyard Fire Creates Large Black Cloud

St. Louis, MO – Black smoke that could be seen for miles yesterday afternoon was from a fire a junkyard in north St. Louis County.

More than 200 cars at Al's Auto Salvage and Sales in Wellston were destroyed. There were no injuries, but it took firefighters from seven cities to put out the fire, arson is suspected.