Blaze rips through junkyard near Pharr

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A blaze ripped through a junkyard near Pharr on Thursday.

The McAllen Fire Department, the Pharr Fire Department, the Alamo Fire Department and the Weslaco Fire Department responded to a blaze Thursday afternoon near the intersection of "I" Road and Military Highway.

The fire created a large, black cloud of smoke, which could be seen from Cameron County.

By about 2 p.m. on Thursday, the fire had been contained, said McAllen Assistant Fire Chief Juan Gloria.

The cause of the fire remains unknown. No one was injured in the incident.

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