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CIFS Respond to Landfill Fire

Local News 25 Mar, 2021 Follow News

CIFS Respond to Landfill Fire

Crews from the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) and the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) are tackling a large fire at the George Town landfill site.

The fire is contained to the metals area where CIFS are working to establish four points of attack using defensive firefighting tactics and safe systems of work.

A large smoke plume is emanating from the scene.

All residents in the path of the smoke should close doors and windows and turn off air conditioning units. Residents and businesses in the vicinity are advised to conduct their own assessment and should consider evacuating if sufficient risk or discomfort presents.

All southbound traffic on the Esterly Tibbetts Highway is being diverted.


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