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Fire at Summerland landfill

Firefighters battled a blaze at the Summerland landfill, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Skylar Noe-Vack

SUMMERLAND - A fire has broken out at the Summerland landfill.

District of Summerland chief administrative officer Linda Tynan says the fire broke out this morning in the demolition section of the landfill.

The Summerland Fire Department is currently on scene fighting the blaze.

“While a relatively large fire, it is not expected to grow out of control,” Tynan says, adding expectations are it will be contained to the landfill site.

A helicopter buckets a fire at the Summerland landfill, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017.
A helicopter buckets a fire at the Summerland landfill, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Skylar Noe-Vack

Fire crews in Summerland fought a blaze at the local landfill, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017.
Fire crews in Summerland fought a blaze at the local landfill, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Skylar Noe-Vack

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