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Four-alarm fire at SLC salvage yard

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Posted at 1:27 PM, Jul 03, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-03 22:08:03-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- A fire at a Sat Lake City salvage yard emitted black smoke that could be seen throughout the valley Tuesday afternoon.

The fire burned for about an hour as crews worked to contain the four-alarm blaze.

The yard is located at 1052 Redwood Road and the roadway was closed from 800 South to 1100 South. 

There are reports of tires exploding in the area of the fire.

Some trailers and vehicles in the salvage yard have burned, according to a representative with the Salt Lake City Fire Department.

Two businesses, including Pyramid Auto Sales, were evacuated.

Two firefighters were treated for minor smoke inhalation.