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Watch video of Providence firefighters battling the Providence Harbor fire

A large fire broke out at the RI Recycled Metals scrap yard in the Port of Providence on Wednesday morning, sending plumes of thick, black smoke billowing over nearby neighborhoods.

Firefighters battled the flames for hours as dozens of firefighters used water and construction equipment to contain the blaze. Watch some of their efforts in the videos below:

A fire broke out at a scrapyard in the Port of Providence

A fire broke out at the RI Recycled Metals facility in the Port of Providence on Wednesday morning.

Firefighters extinguish fire at scrapyard in Providence

Crews battle fire at scrapyard in Port of Providence