Fire reported near Stadium Village Tuesday morning

Several industrial buildings occupy the area, including an auto parts store, an industrial equipment supplier and a trucking company. The area is close to several sets of train tracks as well.

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Dark gray smoke from a building fire blew to the Stadium Village and Prospect Park neighborhoods near the University of Minnesota Tuesday morning.

Dylan Miettinen

Fire crews are responding to a fire reported near the University’s Stadium Village area Tuesday morning. 

According to the Minneapolis Fire Department’s live audio feed, fire departments responded to a building fire near the intersection of Highway 280 and Kasota Avenue Southeast at approximately 11:30 a.m. Initial reports indicate that the fire was at Metro Metals Recycling, a scrap metal facility. 

The area is largely industrial with buildings including an auto parts store, an industrial equipment supplier and a trucking company in The vicinity. The location is close to several sets of train tracks as well. 

Trucks and responders could be seen dousing the smoke at approximately 11:45 a.m. As of noon, the smoke had largely subsided. 

This is a breaking news report. More information will be added as it becomes available.