FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Emergency crews responded to a fire at a tire disposal business in Forrest County Friday morning.
Firefighters battled a blaze at Fairley's Tire-Rubber disposal on Worth Nall Road.
Old tires caught fire after authorities believe a lightning strike struck the pile.
Firefighters are on scene extinguishing the fire and are filling the 35 foot deep tire pit with dirt and gravel.
MDEQ will be onsite monitoring air quality during the cleanup.