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More than a dozen vehicles catch fire at east Harris County junkyard, sheriff says

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said one car caught fire and it spread to 13 or 14 other vehicles.
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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, more than a dozen vehicles caught fire Sunday at an east Harris County junkyard.

Gonzalez said one vehicle caught fire and spread to 13 or 14 other vehicles near what he said was a makeshift building on FM 1942.

Multiple fire departments responded to the scene.

FM 1942 was shut down in both directions while crews worked to put out the fires.

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