By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade firefighters battled a junkyard fire that was visible for miles in Northwest Miami on Saturday afternoon.

The 2-alarm fire, reported in the 12700 block of NW 32nd Avenue in Opa-locka, started shortly after 11 a.m., authorities said.

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Authorities said it took over 20 Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units to control the fire.

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Upon arrival, fire crews found heavy flames and a large plume of thick, black smoke that could be seen from a distance, with several vehicles on fire.

Firefighters said they also used aerial units in order to shoot water from above the fire to place it under control.

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There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

CBSMiami.com Team