- CA Integrated Waste Management Board
- Date Completed:
- March 31, 2008
- Tracy, CA
- Description of Project:
After burning for two and one-half years, Sukut was called upon to extinguish the nation’s longest burning tire fire. An ingenious combination of foam, water, and heavy equipment ingenuity made this task possible.
All work was coordinated and managed by Sukut and Cal EPA on a cost-plus basis. Much of the work was performed by Sukut crews in Level 3, HazMat safety gear The Tracy site involved the loading and disposal of 90,000 tons of Class 1 and Class 2 hazardous wastes.