clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Firefighters responding to tire fire at Ozinga rail terminals on Far South Side

Video By Justin Jackson | Firefighters battle an extra alarm fire about 2 p.m. Friday, September 14, 2018 in the 11700 block of

A plume of black smoke could be seen rising Friday afternoon from an industrial area on the Far South Side after a pile of tires caught fire.

Firefighters responded about 1:45 p.m. to the fire at the Ozinga Midwest Marine and Rail Terminals in the 11700 block of South Torrance Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.

Video By Justin Jackson | Firefighters battle an extra alarm fire about 2 p.m. Friday, September 14, 2018 in the 11700 block of

No injuries have been reported.

Video By Justin Jackson
Firefighters at the scene of a tire fire Friday at an industrial area on the Far South Side. | Fire Media Affairs
Firefighters at the scene of a tire fire Friday at an industrial area on the Far South Side. | Fire Media Affairs

Black smoke rises Friday afternoon at an industrial area on the Far South Side. | Justin Jackson | Sun-Times
Black smoke rises Friday afternoon at an industrial area on the Far South Side. | Justin Jackson | Sun-Times
Firefighters on the scene of a large tire fire Friday afternoon in an industrial area in the 1700 block of South Torrance Avenue.
Firefighters on the scene of a large tire fire Friday afternoon in an industrial area in the 1700 block of South Torrance Avenue.