Tire fire paints skies over Central Taiwan district black

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Residents of the Taichung City District of Houli received a nasty scare Tuesday (May 7) as the skies turned black due to burning tires. The operator of a storage place ...

Taiwan Cement sees burning tires as viable 'green' fuel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) halted a trial usage of waste tires for fuel at Taiwan Cement Company's (TCC) cement plant in Hualien due to protest...

Tire fire may have sparked airplane engine fire in Denver

DENVER (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating after an engine of an airplane caught fire after landing at Denver International Airport. A preliminary report...

Tire plant flattened by fire

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The last embers of a massive inferno that broke out in a tire factory in Taoyuan City's Zhongli District at 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon were finally extinguished at 5:30 a.m. ...

Spectacular video footage of tire fire in Taoyuan

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- A flurry photos and videos of a heavy fire that broke out at a Federal Corp (泰豐輪胎) tire factory in Taoyuan City's Zhongli District Tuesday afternoon have gone viral. Th...

Massive fire breaks out in Zhongli tire factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A heavy fire broke out at a tire factory in Taoyuan City's Zhongli District Tuesday afternoon, leaving the plant destroyed and more than two hundred residents evacuated from...