A brush fire is burning, growing in size that has prompted a request for more back up from Newport Firefighters. The fire is burning at 1400 SE Butler Bridge Road. Fire said to be burning in a landfill run by GP.
Fire still burning in the landfill area. Calling for lots of water. Landfill fires can burn for days. No word yet on what started the fire or how long it’ll take to put it out. Involves digging up landfill material, spraying it down, digging up landfill material, spraying it down…etc, etc, etc.
More information on this fire on Thursday.
GP says the fire is out. Not sure yet of the cause.