EPA called to site of tire fire

By Mike Ullery

Miami Valley Today

STAUNTON TOWNSHIP — Firefighters from Troy and Casstown were dispatched to what a caller to the Miami County Communications Center dispatchers described as a “large fire” on Troy-Urbana Road early Monday morning.

Miami County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived in the area around 5:30 a.m. and located the blaze in the 2800 block of Troy-Urbana Road. They informed responding fire units that the fire appeared to be brush and tires.

Troy Fire Department officials requested additional manpower and a tanker from Casstown and Troy.

The Ohio EPA was asked to respond to the scene.

Fire officials reported the fire knocked down after about an hour but were on the scnee for another hour insuring that the fire was out.