4-alarm junkyard fire in Davie sends thick smoke into air

DAVIE, Fla. – A 4-alarm fire at a junkyard in Davie burned scrapped vehicles among other material in a large commercial blaze that began just before 8 p.m.

Fire crews from multiple agencies were called in to assist Davie Fire Rescue, but there was little information available.

The cause of the fire is not known.

Susan Lyon sent Local 10 video as she was driving along US 441, where thick, black smoke could be seen billowing in the air.

Davie police shut down Southwest 45th Avenue from 36th Street to Orange Drive.

(Local 10 and Local10.com are working to get more information on this developing story.)