ENON, Ohio (WDTN) – Firefighters battled a tire fire at an Enon trucking company Friday.
The fire started around 9 am at Howard Trucking on Haddix Road, according to fire officials. Enon Fire called in several other departments for mutual aid in an effort to get the blaze under control.
It is not yet known what set the tires ablaze, although the Mad River Township Fire Department says there were several hundred tires in the general area of the fire. There have not yet been any injuries reported.
The smoke could be seen in Springfield, Beavercreek and Huber Heights.
Fire crews will continue to go back to the scene throughout the day to make sure the fire doesn’t reignite.
According to fire crews, the property owner tried to put the fire out and it got out of control.
The fire remains under investigation by the Mad River Township Fire Department.
The Clark County Health Department is also investigating due to possible concerns for public health.
They are working with the Ohio EPA Division of Emergency Response and RAPCA (Regional Air Pollution Control Agency) to evaluate the situation, and say that since the fire has been extinguished, airborne hazards are no longer a concern.
Water and foam used to fight the flames did not migrate off-site and the Ohio EPA Division of Emergency Response is expected to work with the property owner and the Ohio EPA Division of Ground and Drinking Water for assessment to determine if there was any environmental impact.
Officials add that they are not aware of any individuals that required medical care as a result of inhaling smoke from the fire.
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