East St. Louis tire business a 'total loss' following fire - KMOV.com

East St. Louis tire business a 'total loss' following fire

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Damage at Diamond Classic Tires in East St. Louis (Credit: KMOV) Damage at Diamond Classic Tires in East St. Louis (Credit: KMOV)

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KMOV.com) – The business that services majority of police and fire vehicles in East St. Louis caught fire Wednesday night.

Diamond Classic Tires, located at 16th Street and State caught fire around 10:30 p.m., according to East St. Louis Assistant Fire Chief Derrick Burns. He also said the wind made it difficult to fight the fire.

Burns told News 4 the business sustained heavy damage and “appears to be a total loss.”

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

There are no known injuries.

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