UPDATE as of 6:30 p.m. The fire is under control.
UPDATE as of 5:10 p.m. Firefighters are getting to the core of the fire by pulling apart the metal pile, and have reduced the amount of smoke, Tacoma Fire said.
INITIAL POST: Tacoma Fire said crews were responding about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday to a metal fire at a scrapyard at 1902 Marine View Drive.
That’s the address for Schnitzer Steel.
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The fire was in a scrap metal pile, the agency said.
Crews reduced traffic to one lane in both directions on Marine View Drive as they responded.
Further details weren’t immediately available.
Check back for updates.