Massive Tire Pile Catches Fire in Northeastern Pennsylvania

July 28, 2010

Emergency officials say a pile of about 1,000 tires caught fire at an auto parts store in northeastern Pennsylvania.

The massive blaze started in Hazle Township, just outside Hazleton, around 7:15 p.m. Monday.

Dozens of firefighters and nearly two dozen tanker trucks responded.

There’s no word on how the fire started.

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