KC crews battle tire fire in scrap yard

08/23/2013 5:28 PM

08/23/2013 5:30 PM

Shredded tires on fire at a scrap yard in east Kansas City are causing a plume of back smoke visible from Interstate 435.

Kansas City Fire Chief Paul Berardi tweeted a photo of the blaze about 5:15 p.m.


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