Jacksonville FD: Waste Management extinguishes fire at landfill

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JACKSONVILLE, Ark. — Workers with Waste Management have smothered a fire at the Two Pine Landfill.

A spokesperson for the Jacksonville Fire Department says they stood by for several hours as crews with the Waste Management company used dozers to smother the fire.

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality was also on hand to monitor smoke from the fire, according to JFD.

ADEQ did not express any concerns for the public stemming from the fire.

Crews were alerted to the fire shortly before 6:00 a.m.

Jacksonville fire crews left the scene shortly after noon.

There is no word on the cause.

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