Fire breaks out at scrap metal yard in Pasadena

July 18, 2013 11:01:06 AM PDT
Emergency crews responded to a fire at a scrap metal yard in Pasadena.

The fire broke out after 10am at the shop on North Witter near Red Bluff.

Fire officials say it's an old reactor from a chemical plant and they say it caught fire when workers were trying to dismantle it using a torch.

A shelter-in-place was issued for half mile around the business but it has since been canceled. There are no reports of injuries.

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