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One Person Injured in Large Fire at Opa-Locka Junkyard

One person was hospitalized as crews worked to put out a fire inside an Opa-locka junkyard Thursday morning.

A call came in shortly before 8 a.m. of a blaze at the Mega Used Auto Parts located at 12740 Cairo Lane, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said.

Footage showed multiple vehicles on fire as firefighters worked to control the blaze.

One person was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital after suffering burns, but officials say it was not a firefighter.

No information has been released on how the fire started.

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