Pasadena Fire Department: Container fire actually burning trash, old tires

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The Pasadena Fire Department battled a fire that sent billowing black smoke into the air.

The fire broke out in the 900 block of  N.Witter.

According to Pasadena police, what was originally reported to be a container that was burning, turned out to be trash and old tires set ablaze at a business in the area.

It isn't clear what business it was as of yet. 

This story is developing and will be updated accordingly.