Firefighters spend hours battling blaze at waste service facility in Stanley

  • Source: WHSV-TV ABC 3 Harrisonburg
  • Published: 07/30/2020 08:42 PM

PHOTOS: Firefighters spent almost four hours battling fire at the Shenandoah Waste Service Facility along the 3400 block of U.S. 340 Business West. Fire Chief Terry Pettit said when firefighters arrived, they found several large piles of recycled material on fire. He said the fire was threatening a nearby building along with powerlines overhead, but firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to the building. Pettit said the fire started in a vehicle that was being crushed and quickly spread into a pile of material nearby. According to a press release on Wednesday night, an engine and tanker from the Shenandoah Fire Department also assisted along with a foam unit from Merck. Units from the Stanley Rescue Squad and Page County EMS but no injuries were reported.


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