Fire at Biltmore Iron & Metal Company out

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The Asheville Fire Department says a fire at Biltmore Iron and Metal was extinguished just before 6:30 a.m. Thursday, according to WLOS.

Kelley Klope with the Asheville Fire Department says crews were dispatched to the metal yard on Meadow Road just after 4:30 a.m.

When firefighters arrived on scene they found a pile of tires on fire.

The investigation into how the fire started is underway.