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Fire crews wrap up work battling salvage yard blaze

ROCKVILLE, Ind. (WTHI) – As of 4 a.m. Tuesday, the Parke County Sheriff’s Department confirms that firefighters have put out a large fire in Parke County near Rockville.

It happened at around 10:45 p.m. Monday.

Several fire departments were called to the blaze at Mecca Auto Salvage. That’s located at 4491 W. Mecca Rd.

Dangerously cold weather made fighting the fire even more difficult. Crews had to deal with frozen fire hydrants.

Neighbors reported hearing explosions during the early minutes of the fire.

Responders from the American Red Cross were on the scene providing first responders with hot coffee, water and snacks.

The Parke County Sheriff’s Department confirms to WTHI that there were no injuries.

A cause has not been determined.