At approximately 2:40am, Alray Tire Company at 2002 Babcock Boulevard was destroyed by a fire fed by hundreds of rubber tires. Flames shot into the sky approximately 100 feet into the air. Numerous explosions created a near BLEVE effect. Companies on scene included Evergreen, Laurel Gardens, Berkeley Hills, Keating, Bauerstown, and Millvale. A business just to the sector 2 side suffered exposure damage. the main fire building was completely destroyed.
Pictures and Story by: Ed Burik