SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KTVU/BCN) - Santa Rosa Fire Department and Sonoma County Fire District are battling a multi-vehicle fire south of the city late Monday afternoon.
The fire in the Scenic Avenue was reported around 3:35 p.m. Matt Stevens, a spokesman for Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit, said the fire in a junkyard near railroad tracks in the Scenic Avenue area delayed the 3:49 p.m. train.
At 5:42 p.m., the Sonoma County Fire District issued a shelter-in-place for hazardous smoke in southwest Santa Rosa. The shelter in place was lifted as of 6:33 p.m.
At 4:11 p.m. Santa Rosa Fire Department tweeted they had three engines and one chief officer at the scene. They said the fire was initially involved multiple vehicles. It was not clear how many vehicles were on fire.
The video shows a thick plume of black smoke, which is visible from Santa Rosa.
KTVU''s Skyfox is headed to the scene to get an aerial view of the situation.
*Fire - Scenic Ave - South of City Limits*— Santa Rosa Fire Department (@SantaRosaFire) August 19, 2019
Santa Rosa has 3 Engines and 1 Chief officer assisting Sonoma County Fire District with a fire that was initially reported to be involving multiple vehicles. The smoke remains visible from Santa Rosa. pic.twitter.com/ImEkWIkIWn