Large fire burns at junkyard in Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, New York (WABC) -- Firefighters battled a large fire at a junkyard on Staten Island.

The blaze broke out before 10 a.m. Monday at the facility in the unit block of Richmond Terrace in the St. George section.

Initial reports indicated a number of cars were burning.

Video from NewsCopter7 showed a tower of thick gray smoke billowing from the facility.

There were no immediate reports of injuries.

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