Fire that raged in vast Spanish tire dump now under control

May 16, 2016 4:44 PM

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Fire that raged in vast Spanish tire dump now under control

MADRID – Authorities say a fire that has been raging since last week at a tire dump outside Madrid is now completely under control.

The regional government of Madrid said Monday 14 firefighters are working on tamping down the remaining flames at the 11-hectare (27 acres) dump before decisions will be made about how to dispose of the leftovers.

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