‘We should not have to live like this.’ Thousands of tires dumped in Detroit neighborhood

Neighbors on ’s west side are calling for a sea of tires to be removed from a property.”It’s horrifying, horrifying,” said Happy Homes Neighborhood Association President Charlotte Blackwell. “We should not have to live like this.”There’s also at least one abandoned building at the site. It’s located near the intersection of 14000 block of Ward Ave and Intervale Street.The blight has been an issue for more than a year, according to neighbors. The city claims they took legal action against the property owner. However, the property has remained a nuisance.Lawrence Garcia, Corporation Council for City of released a statement:Residents said it’s a breeding ground for insects and animals. 7 Action News crews spotted what appeared to be a coyote near the property.Concerned residents fear a fire could devastate the entire neighborhood. They’re calling for the city to take swift action.

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