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Crews battle large fire in Puyallup's South Hill neighborhood

The fire forced the closure of 128th Street at Woodland to 126th Street.
Credit: Central Pierce Fire & Rescue

PUYALLUP, Wash. — Pierce County firefighters are continuing to work on putting out a large fire at an auto wrecking yard in Puyallup's South Hill neighborhood. 

The fire started between 6 and 7 p.m. Monday. The fire forced the closure of 128th Street at Woodland to 126th Street.

Firefighters from Central Pierce Fire & Rescue stopped the fire from spreading to a multiplex apartment building nearby, officials tweeted Monday. 

Crews are continuing to work on extinguishing an unknown number of buses and cars that caught fire, officials said.

The Department of Ecology also responded to the scene. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.