Tyre blaze sends smoke plume over homes

A FIRE involving a large amount of tyres sent black smoke billowing over a part of Ipswich this evening.

A FIRE involving a large amount of tyres sent black smoke billowing over a part of Ipswich this evening.

It broke out at around 7pm in Whitton Church Lane and four fire crews were called.

There had earlier been a rubbish fire at the cycle track in the same road.