Firefighters from multiple departments battling massive fire in East Spencer

EAST SPENCER, N.C. -- Firefighters from several departments battled a huge commercial fire in East Spencer Wednesday.

The fire broke out around 11:30 a.m. at Holmes Iron & Metal, a scrap metal recycling plant, at 629 N. Long St. in East Spencer.

A massive plume of smoke could be seen for miles.

Officials told WBTV that one firefighter was cut on the forearm while helping remove water from a tanker.