A fire broke out at the Pick 'n' Pull yard in San Jose on Sunday afternoon, sending thick plumes of black smoke over the city.
San Jose firefighters responded to a report of several cars on fire at the lot at 1065 Commercial St. about 4:30 p.m., fire officials said. It took fire crews about 30 minutes to extinguish the blaze.
Pick 'n' Pull stores junked cars on its lot where people go to select and buy vehicle parts at a discount.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.