Cars On A Scrap Pile, Caught On Fire This Morning

October 18, 2021

There was a fire this morning at the Ben Weitsman Recycling Facility. South Hornell Fire Chief Lorne Courtney tells Wlea News, that at 10am, a call came in about the fire. It turns out that more than one vehicle was on fire. According to the South Hornell Fire Chief, this blaze was caused by sparks going off when a a car was being pulled across the top of the scrap pile, and numerous vehicles caught on fire.

There was a lot of smoke, there were no injuries, and the Hornell Fire Department assisted the South Hornell Fire Department, at this morning’s fire.