Fire causes $60,000 in damage at Janesville scrap yard

Fire causes $60,000 in damage at Janesville scrap yard

A fire at a Janesville scrap yard Friday morning caused nearly $60,000 in damage, according to the Janesville Fire Department.

Firefighters responded to a reported commercial fire at Jeff’s Scrap Metal on the city’s west side around 11:50 a.m. and were able to quickly extinguish the fire, officials said in a news release.

Officials said the fire caused $40,000 in damage to the building and damaged $20,000 in contents.

No one was injured in the fire, which remains under investigation, the release said.

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