Off-Road Tire Fire Handling Guidelines
This SAE Informational report applies to tires used on off-road, rubber-tired work machines as identified in SAE J1116. This SAE document provides general guidelines for proper handling of potential and actual off-road tire fires and possible related explosions.
Minor revisions have been made to better define underinflation and its associated hazards and to note the difficulty in extinguishing smoldering rubber. Appendix A, Tire Fire Report - Example, has been added.