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Evansville business fire causes black smoke that could be seen for miles

Published: Sep. 14, 2019 at 6:46 PM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Fire crews were called to an Evansville business Saturday afternoon.

It broke out in the 1500 block of Grove Street, which is Fligeltaub, a scrap metal processing business.

Fire officials say the fire started in a scrap pile, and destroyed a convener belt and part of a building.

14 News received photos and phone calls from viewers saying they could see the smoke from miles away.

14 News has received photos from viewers saying they can the smoke from miles away.
14 News has received photos from viewers saying they can the smoke from miles away.(WFIE)
Viewers have sent in pics saying they can see smoke from far away.
Viewers have sent in pics saying they can see smoke from far away.(WFIE)
Viewers tell us they can see the smoke from miles away.
Viewers tell us they can see the smoke from miles away.(WFIE)

We received this photo not far from the fire from a viewer on Facebook:

We received this photo not far from the fire from a viewer on Facebook.
We received this photo not far from the fire from a viewer on Facebook.(WFIE Viewer)

Officials say no one was hurt.

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