Smoke from tire fire visible across Kansas City metro area

Posted at 5:44 PM, May 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-06 18:44:52-04

Officials say the black smoke visible across the Kansas City metro area was caused by a tire fire near 13th and Jackson.

The fire was put out by about 5:30 p.m. People reported seeing the smoke as far as Liberty. 

Officials have yet to say who owns the lot where the fire started.