Rochester Iron and Metal fire prompts evacuation

Rochester, Ind. Crews in Rochester spent several hours battling a blaze at a scrap metal yard.

It happened at Rochester Iron and Metal in the 1300 block of Lucas Street.

Police tell us a small area was evacuated while the fire was being put out, including Petty Drive, which is downwind from the fire.

Homes on County Road 200 North were also evacuated.

The fire is under investigation.


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