Smoke, flames seen for miles from tire fire

Tire fire sends smoke across Grand Prairie

GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS - Firefighters are battling a massive tire fire as plumes of thick smoke rise across Grand Prairie Thursday afternoon

Officials were called to the scene at Yello-Belly Drag Strip in the block of 4700 East Main Street. Firefighters are pulling tires away from the fire, which has now escalated to a three-alarm fire. The tires appear to be a barrier on one of the turns in the race track. 



Thick plumes of smoke can be seen traveling far and wide.

No reported injuries at this time. 

Stay with WFAA for more updates. 

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