N.O. East tire fire sends thick plumes of smokes into sky

Firefighters battling large fire in New Orleans East

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Tires on fire in New Orleans East sent thick plumes of black smoke and flames into the air Wednesday.

The fire, located behind a gas station at Chenf Menteur Highway and Michoud Boulevard, was dispatched at 3:50 p.m.

It was still burning as of 4:20 p.m.

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