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Omaha Fire Dept. investigates Friday fire near 60th & Q

Posted at 12:22 PM, Feb 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-29 13:22:59-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Omaha Fire Department (OFD) responded to a working fire near 60th & Q St on Friday afternoon.

OFD says the fire happened in an open air, metal structure used to prepare vehicles for crushing.

Smoke was seen on approach and crews had difficulty reaching the structure and securing a water supply because of the structure's location.

A working fire was declared at 2:52 p.m.

Crews extinguished the fire around 3:35 p.m. and no injuries were reported.

There were no smoke detectors present, according to OFD.

Smoke detectors are available and installed or free from the Omaha Fire Department Pub-Ed office (402-444-3560).

The cause of the fire is under investigation.