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UPDATE: Junkyard fire in Elk Point, SD still under investigation

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Elk Point Volunteer Fire Chief Don Klunder says a Saturday fire at an Elk Point, South Dakota junkyard is still under investigation. 

Klunder says there may never be a cause determined for the fire.

He says mostly tires, cars and car parts went up in flames on Saturday afternoon. 

Crews battled the thick smoke for hours on Saturday. 

Several agencies did respond to the fire including Elk Point, Vermillion, Yankton, Jefferson, and Beresford. 

Smoke from the fire did start to die down around 6 p.m. on Saturday.


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Crews worked to put out a massive fire in Elk Point, SD Saturday evening. 

Fire officials say the fire was at a junkyard and several tires were burning. 

The smoke from the fire was so heavy it could be seen from Dakota Dunes, SD. 

Several agencies did respond to the fire including Elk Point, Vermillion, Yankton, Jefferson, and Beresford. 

Smoke from the fire did start to die down around 6 p.m. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.  

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