Arizona Pacific Pulp Paper company fire: Phoenix firm at Grand Avenue and McDowell catches fire

PHOENIX - Fire crews are battling a massive fire that broke out at a Phoenix paper company, sending thick plumes of smoke into the air on Tuesday.

 Phoenix Fire Department spokesman Tony Mure said an initial call came out for flames at the Arizona Pacific Pulp Paper company at Grand Avenue and McDowell.

According to Mure, there is believed to be a large amount of cardboard and other materials inside the building which fueled the flames.

Video from the scene showed crews extinguishing the blaze as thick black smoke poured over the Phoenix skyline.

It is unclear at this time what sparked the fire.

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