Smoke Rises From South Philadelphia Rail Yard

A fire broke out in a large rail yard in South Philadelphia overnight. The fire at the CSX Corp. property sent smoke into the air.

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A fire broke out in a South Philadelphia rail yard overnight.
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A tractor-trailer caught fire behind the CSX yard along S Columbus Boulevard, south of the Walt Whitman Bridge, just before 11 p.m. Sunday.
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The fire spread to seven other trailers before firefighters got the blaze under control, said Philadelphia firefighters.
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Smoke could be seen in the air but flames weren't visible from publicly-accessible areas.
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No injuries were reported.
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The cause of the blaze remained under investigation Monday morning.
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The South Philly facility is <a href="https://www.csx.com/index.cfm/about-us/state-information/pennsylvania/" target="_blank">one of six</a> CSX operates in Pennsylvania.
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