RESPONSE TO TIRE FIRES

Solid Waste Management Program fact sheet
06/2014
Division of Environmental Quality Director: Leanne Tippett Mosby
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This document provides guidance and information to Missouri Department of Natural Resources staff and local fire departments regarding response to tire fires.

Who needs to be contacted?

Contact information

Local Emergency Response Authority

911

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Emergency Response

573-634-2436 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

State Fire Marshall’s Office

800-877-5688

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

913-281-0991

Local Emergency Planning Commission

See the blue pages of your telephone directory

What are the roles of each agency?

What on-site actions need to be taken?

This document was derived, in part, from Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Scrap Tire Fires, developed by the International Association of Fire Chiefs and the Scrap Tire Management Council.