Tire Pile Burns in Arizona


A pile of tires burned Thursday in Maricopa, Az.

Crews are on the scene with a pile of illegally dumped tires covering an approximately 30 foot by 30 foot area. The fire is currently contained.

There is a very large, low column of smoke that is covering parts of the city.

All residents with a history of breathing problems are advised to stay indoors with their windows closed. All residents are advised to limit their time outside until the column of smoke is reduced.

Pinal County Air Quality Control is on site setting up air monitoring systems