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Junk cars catch fire in Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Junk cars caught fire in Cedar Rapids Monday afternoon.

It happened at Sunlight Auto Salvage on the city's southwest side.

According to a news release, the initial call  came in as a car on fire. When firefighters arrived they saw a large pile of salvage cars on fire.

Firefighters say several cars that were in the process of being scrapped were damaged.

In July the Cedar Rapids fire department had to put out a  large fire at CC's Recycling. In that fire there was also a pile of scrap vehicles burning.

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