Industrial shipping crates catch fire in southeast Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A huge plume of black smoke could be seen hanging over downtown Fresno.

We're now learning what exactly caught on fire to cause that big scene.


Firefighters were called to the area of Golden State near Cedar Avenues around 5:30 Sunday evening.

When they arrived, they found some large industrial shipping crates on fire.


Crews quickly knocked down the flames but those plastic containers burned quickly and sent that nasty smoke up into the sky.

No neighboring buildings were damaged and the cause of this fire is under investigation.
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