Crews battle salvage yard fire near Red Lion

(Credit: York Dispatch)

RED LION, Pa. (WHTM) – Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire Thursday afternoon at a salvage yard in Windsor Township.

The fire at Red Lion Salvage, in the 300 block of Craley Road, was reported at around 1:40 p.m.

York Area Regional police said an employee was using a tool when sparks ignited a fire in a detached fuel tank. The business and adjacent vehicles caught fire and the flames spread to more vehicles and the surrounding area.

One employee was injured and transported to York Hospital.

A thick plume of black smoke could be seen for miles.

The fire was extinguished by 6 p.m.

(Credit: York Dispatch)
(Credit: Ashley Zeigler)

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