Update: Tucson landfill fire finally out, arson suspected

  • Source: 104.1 KQTH Tucson's News and Talk
  • Published: 01/03/2018 04:48 AM

VIDEO: It was a smoky, smelly, nuisance for the healthy and a real health problem for anyone with breathing disorders but now the landfill fire that plagued Tucson is out. On Monday smoke was a blanket over the valley, but now the air looks clear, even over the landfill itself. A fight that began at 3 a.m. on Sunday is finally over. Tucson Fire worked alongside heavy equipment the landowner called in that tore open the burning wood and landscaping waste so water could reach the fire buried deep. The owner's operations manager thinks the fire was arson.


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