Crews battle tire fire in Phoenix

More than 80 firefighters battled a large tire fire in central Phoenix, sending a plume of smoke into the sky on Sunday.

A large number of tires caught fire at a commercial structure near 24th and Jefferson streets, according to Phoenix Fire Captain Aaron Ernsberger.  More than 80 firefighters battled the flames in this first alarm fire, using hand lines to extinguish the fire and keep it from spreading.

No injuries were reported.  Phoenix Fire investigators will now be looking into what sparked the flames.


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