Firefighters respond to west end business

Firefighters battle a large fire on Yates Drive in the city's west end August 5, 2021 (Dan Gray/

The dark smoke you could see from the west end, wasn’t coming from the steel plant.

At approximately 5:30 p.m. this afternoon, Sault Fire Services responded to a reported metal fire on Yates Drive.

Upon arrival at Triple M Metals, a fully involved excavator fire was encountered in the yard. Crews worked in the heat to put the flames out quickly and bring the situation under control.

There is no damage estimate or cause for the fire at this time.

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