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Firefighters battle massive blaze at Jersey City scrap metal yard

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Firefighters worked to put out a large fire at a scrap metal yard in New Jersey on Thursday afternoon, as seen from above by AIR 11.

The fire was located at 1 Linden Ave. in Jersey City, according to officials. Google Maps shows the location as Sims Metal Management.

According to, Sims spokeswoman Réal Hamilton-Romeo said the fire started around 4 p.m. Thursday.

Firefighters had the fire under control by nightfall Thursday.

There were no injuries reported.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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