Crews battling massive fire at salvage yard in Rowan County

Charlotte firefighters are being called to assist teams in Rowan County in battling a massive fire at a salvage yard in Spencer.

The fire has been reported at Holmes Iron & Metal in East Spencer.

A hazmat team, foam unit, and tactical communications team have also been called to the scene.

Rowan County EMS said the only hazard for residents is smoke from the fire. Anyone in the area of Holmes Salvage should 'shelter in place' and close all windows and doors.

A shelter is being coordinated for anyone without power, Rowan County EMS said. There are currently reported power outages from Long Street to parts of E Spencer.

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