Update: Truck fire near downtown Lincoln

A truck fire near downtown Lincoln causes a large amount of black smoke that could be seen for miles.

At around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, a truck on fire was reported at Alter Scrap located at 525 N St. near downtown.  Firefighters worked to move other equipment around the truck on fire.  Alter Scrap is a scrap metal processing business.

Lincoln Fire Battalion Chief Dean Staberg says workers were cutting metal which sparked catching a scrapped truck on fire and a pile of tires nearby.

The smoke from the fire could be seen for miles.  No one is reported injured.