Fire intentionally set at York City scrapyard
Multiple cars at a scrapyard were damaged by a fire Thursday that was intentionally set, according to a fire official.
York City Deputy Fire Chief Chad Deardorff said the a fire at Baughman's scrapyard at 440 Eberts Lane damaged 11 cars.
The fire was reported shortly after 4 p.m., and Deardorff said the fire took firefighters about 40 minutes to put out.
He said there were heavy flames at the scene, and a heavy column of smoke could be seen as fire officials arrived.
The deputy chief estimated the fire caused $5,500 damage — about $500 per car.
No injuries were reported.
York City Police will be investigating the blaze.