Massive three-alarm fire erupts in northeast San Antonio

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Posted on August 17, 2012 at 6:02 AM

Updated Friday, Aug 17 at 9:49 AM

SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio fire crews are battle a huge blaze that can be seen for miles around.

SAFD was called to the scene of a massive warehouse fire on the northeast side at around 4:30 Friday morning off I-35 and Loop 410.

Plumes of smoke rose into the skies above the 9500 block of Ball Street where the three-alarm fire as firefighters cordoning off the area as the work to extinguish the flames.

So far 41 units have been called to the location of what could be the Bee Trucking Company. In addition to the building, big rigs and a brush fire are involved.

A security guard at the warehouse said he had been watching a movie when he saw something suspicious and went to investigate. He said he believes the flames may have ignited in an area where plastic pallets are stored.

As a precaution, officials evacuated 113 people out of 65 rooms at a nearby Delta Inn.

The fire has now been contained. No injuries have been reported.

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