Two people died and three were injured when semi-trucks and other vehicles exploded and caught fire in Medley, Florida on Tuesday morning, police said.
Miami-Dade fire and rescue units responded to the explosion fire station map shown as a truck salesman in the suburb of Medley.
“On arrival at the scene, the crews found several burning vehicles,” fire department spokesman Anthony Nunez said.
Aerial video from CNN affiliate WSVN showed a large plume of black smoke over an area where several semi-trucks, cars and buildings were engulfed in flames.
More than 20 Miami-Dade fire and rescue units arrived on the scene, according to a department spokesperson.
“The crews used several hoses to extinguish the fire,” the fire department said. The fire was brought under control Tuesday afternoon.
Nunes said two of the victims had burns. One was airlifted to a Miami hospital, the other was airlifted. The third victim was treated on the spot.
Two people died at the scene, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.
The cause is yet to be ascertained, the police added.
Medley police called the Miami-Dade Police Homicide Squad to the scene, a Miami-Dade spokesman told CNN.
Medley is an industrial area of Miami-Dade and is located near Doral, where Another fire burned over a week.
CNN contacted Medley police for more information.