No toxic concerns following fire at scrap metal company, SAFD says

Fire contained quickly at CMC Metals in 700 block of Probandt


SAN ANTONIO – A fire at a scrap metal company Friday afternoon was quickly contained by firefighters.

The fire broke out around 2 p.m. at CMC Metals in the 700 block of Probandt.

Fire officials said the fire originated in a pile of metal, which sent thick plumes of smoke into the air.

A Hazmat crew conducted some testing and verified there were no toxic concerns from the fire.

No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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