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Christmas Eve Chaos: 58 Vehicles in Denton County Fire

Christmas Eve Chaos 58 Vehicles in Denton County Fire

Christmas Eve Chaos 58 Vehicles in Denton County Fire

In the early hours of Sunday morning, a terrible fire spread through an auto sale in Denton County, setting about 60 cars on fire.

Emergency responders from Denton County Emergency Services District 1 were alerted around 1:30 a.m. about a potential fire along McPherson Drive in Justin.

58 vehicles were set ablaze in a fire that sparked at an automobile auction facility in Denton County early on Sunday morning, officials said:

Fire Breaks Out at Car Auction Site

As they rushed toward the reported location, responders spotted a towering plume of smoke and flames visible from the I-35W highway.

Arriving at the scene, they found multiple vehicles engulfed in flames within the expansive auction facility.

Firefighting Efforts Lasted 90 Minutes

Efforts to douse the flames lasted around 90 minutes, involving teams from Flower Mound, Justin, Roanoke, Tarrant County, and Denton fire departments.

Their collaborative response aimed to contain the blaze that had spread across the auction lot.

Additionally, specialized assistance from All American Towing employed heavy machinery to relocate vehicles and create barriers, halting the fire’s advance.

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Investigation Begins After Auction Fire

By 3:09 a.m., officials declared the fire successfully extinguished. Now, the Denton County Fire Marshal’s Office will lead the investigation into the incident, seeking to determine the cause behind this destructive fire that ravaged the auction facility and caused substantial damage to a significant number of vehicles.

This unfortunate event left authorities assessing the aftermath and investigating the circumstances surrounding this alarming blaze, prompting concerns about the safety and integrity of the auction site and the vehicles impacted.

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