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Large fire at Columbia salvage yard out, road reopens

The fire was at Columbia Auto Salvage in the 7700 block of Fairfield Road.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A large fire at a salvage yard in Richland County that was causing heavy smoke for outs is now out. i

The fire was at Columbia Auto Salvage in the 7700 block of Fairfield Road. It began in the middle of the afternoon, and people reported seeing smoke from miles away.

The yard has old cars and tires on the property and there have been fires at the property before. 

Fairfield Road was shut down in that area while crews battled the blaze but has reopened.

No injuries are reported. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Richland County Fire Marshal's Office.