Fire at Roseburg Landfill Contained Quickly

  • Source: KLCC-FM 89.7
  • Published: 07/08/2019 10:26 PM

Fire crews were able to quickly contain and snuff out a fire at the Roseburg Landfill on Sunday. The fire was reported by multiple passersby on I-5 seeing black smoke coming from the area behind the dump. The fire was burning in garbage on the upper portion of the landfill. Firefighters kept the blaze to about a quarter acre. Douglas County Fire District No.2 responded to this incident with 1 brush rig, 1 fire engine, 1 water tender, and 1 command unit. They were assisted by DFPA, Douglas County Public works, and Douglas County sheriff’s office.


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