Fire rips through Carlisle Tire plant

ERJ staff report (TB)

Bowdon, Georgia – Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of an early morning blaze 16 Nov that essentially destroyed the Carlisle Tire & Wheel Co. tyre plant in Bowdon.

The 23 000-m2. facility employed about 320 and manufactured solid tyre and wheel assemblies for use in lawn and garden and agriculture equipment.

About 100 firefighters from the Carroll County and Carrollton, Georgia., fire departments were called to the scene about 1:40 a.m. 16 Nov. It took them…

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