Shelter In Place Ordered In Southwestern Jefferson County Following Tire Recycling Business Fire
Update 2:43 p.m. Tuesday: Shelter In Place Order Lifted
Louisville EMA/MetroSafe sent out the following Tweet on Tuesday afternoon:
Earlier: A fire at a tire recycling plant in southwestern Jefferson County on Monday has led to a shelter in place order for the surrounding area.
Louisville Emergency Management Agency/MetroSafe said the shelter in place is for a 1 mile radius from the location of the fire, Liberty Tire Recycling at 14201 Bohannon Avenue. Here's a map:
The Pleasure Ridge Park Fire Department are at the scene, according to MetroSafe.
Wave 3 is live-streaming footage of the fire from its helicopter. You can see thathere.
And here are tips from MetroSafe on what to do when a shelter in place order goes out: