Bell County: Tire Fire Produces Cloud Of Black Smoke

By: Jacob Garcia Email
By: Jacob Garcia Email
A large pile of tires was burning Friday afternoon in a field in rural Bell County and witnesses said they could see the black smoke from as far away as Temple.

(Photo by Jacob Garcia)

BELL COUNTY RIVER (September 13, 2013)--A large plume of thick, black smoke was billowing into the air Friday afternoon as firefighters battled a fire burning in a large pile of old tires.

Firefighters were sent at around 2:30 p.m. to a location south of Little River on Wilson Valley Loop where some old tires were burning.

The fire spread to surrounding grass, but no structures were threatened.

No one was injured.


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