Firefighters battle blaze in N.O. East, large smoke plume seen across the city

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NEW ORLEANS — Firefighters are battling a one-alarm blaze in a field behind an industrial building in New Orleans East.

According to NOFD, firefighters believe that tires are on fire in the field.

The fire has sent a large smoke plume into the air. It’s visible from much of the city.

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