Dozens of cars burst into flames at area salvage yard

Several area departments were called to assist with a fire involving dozens of cars at an area salvage yard. The Kirtland Fire Department said, luckily no one was injured when vehicles in the process of being scrapped burst into flames, burning a total of 32 cars at Mike’s Auto Salvage, on Garfield Road in Kirtland Monday night (Dec. 4). Kirtland Fire Chief Anthony Hutton said the fire was accidentally sparked.