Smoke from a tyre fire
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Smoke from a tyre fire

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Title: Smoke from a tyre fire (Links to English resource)
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a tyre fire. Tyres are made of vulcanised rubber, steel and textiles. Tyre fires create large amounts of thick black smoke and can be difficult to put out. Smoke from a tyre fire contains a number of substances, including fine particles, oxides of sulfur, carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
Organisation: Department of Health & Human Services
Publishing date: November 2016
Last reviewed: November 2018

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