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Some 50 vehicles destroyed by flames in blaze at SA Recycling on West Betteravia Road

A firefighter sprays water on a fire.
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A firefighter sprays water on a fire that destroyed some 50 vehicles at a metal-recycling operation in Santa Maria on Saturday. (Andrew Klein photo)

Some 50 vehicles were destroyed on Saturday in a fire at a metal-recycling operation in Santa Maria, according to the Santa Maria Fire Department.

The blaze at SA Recycling, 1599 W. Betteravia Road, was reported at about 7 a.m.

A full structure-fire response was initiated, along with assistance by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

No other property or structures were damaged by the fire, fire officials said.

Cause  of the blaze remained under investigation.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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Firefighters battle a fire that destroyed some 50 vehicles
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Firefighters battle a fire that destroyed some 50 vehicles at a metal-recycling operation in Santa Maria on Saturday. (Andrew Klein photo)

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