The New Haven Fire Department said that crews were on scene at a scrap metal yard at 808 Washington Avenue for a fire and an explosion.
Car 36 has a heavy smoke condition near the training school. Requesting a box alarm— New Haven Fire (@NewHavenFire) October 23, 2018
Firefighters said there was a fire in a piece of equipment.
Fire Location: 808 Washington Ave. Box 1102. Fire in a piece of equipment. E11,9,Sq2,4 T2 Eu2 C34,85,36— New Haven Fire (@NewHavenFire) October 23, 2018
No one was injured in the blast.
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and OSHA were also called to the scene.
There is no word on the cause of the explosion.