Firefighters Battle Tire Fire
OLMITO — A tire fire in Olmito had firefighters attempting to contain the flames on the business property near Merryman road on Thursday.
The fire was brought under control around 8 PM and investigators believe that unused tires from Reds Trucks Sales caught on fire. Firefighters worked on preventing the fire from spreading to surrounding buildings and brush area. The smoke from the fire was about a mile high and made it difficult at times for drivers on expressway 83 to see.