Fire crews battle blaze at salvage yard in Northeast Amarillo

Crews battling fire in Northeast Amarillo. (ABC 7 Amarillo - Steve Douglass)

Amarillo fire crews are battling a blaze on the Northeast side of town Thursday morning.

Black smoke can be seen billowing from the area of Amarillo Boulevard East and Lakeside Drive. Officials have confirmed the fire was at a salvage yard and tires were largely involved. As of around 11 a.m., the Amarillo Fire Department said the fire was "largely" contained.

The Amarillo Police Department said they have units, along with the AFD, in the area of 7300- Amarillo Boulevard East.

APD said Amarillo Boulevard East is closed between the 7100- and 7600- blocks at this time.

This is a developing story and more details will be provided as they are received.

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