Fire crews battle brush and tire fire near Route 11 in West Nanticoke area


WEST NANTICOKE/ PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — Around 12 p.m., reports came in of a brush fire near Route 11 in the West Nanticoke and Plymouth Township area.

Heavy black smoke and huge flames erupted as a tire fire spread to the brush.

It took crews about 40 minutes to get the fire under control.

The cause is unknown but it is believed to be suspicious.

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