SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - An explosion at a scrapyard in downtown Shreveport early Thursday afternoon set 2 cars ablaze and shook the ground in a blast that could be felt several blocks away.
It happened just after 2 p.m. at General Scrap Material in the 200 block of McNeil Street.
According to the Shreveport Fire Department, fuel was left in the tank of a car that was being crushed and a spark set off the explosion.
No injuries were reported.
SFD spokesman Skip Pinkston says the blast was felt at the fire station 3 blocks away.