Hundreds of tires illegally dumped in McMinn County

Hundreds of tires illegally dumped in McMinn County

January 27th, 2014 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Authorities are searching for the parties responsible for dumping hundreds of tires illegally in McMinn County.

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Authorities are searching for the parties responsible for dumping hundreds of tires illegally in McMinn County.

Officials say they've encountered several incidents of illegal tire dumping over the weekend.

Officials say disposal fees were recently raised by the state, which sometimes results in illegal dumping.

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