Smoke billows from metal fire near Franklin Iron & Metal

Published: Sunday, December 04, 2016 @ 11:57 PM


            Smoke can be seen Sunday night, Dec. 4, 2016, coming from the Franklin Iron & Metal Corp. property off East First Street in Dayton. (Amanda Sodders/Contributed)
Smoke can be seen Sunday night, Dec. 4, 2016, coming from the Franklin Iron & Metal Corp. property off East First Street in Dayton. (Amanda Sodders/Contributed)

Smoke was billowing in Dayton Sunday night after a large pile of metal was burning near an industrial building.

The fire was reported around 9:45 p.m. at the Franklin Iron & Metal Corp. property on East First Street. It was reported as a large pile of metal burning that was only 30 feet away from the building, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center.

A witness said there were multiple fire vehicles on scene and that a large amount of smoke could be seen in the area.

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