Crews battle Nantucket landfill fire for second day

Photo courtesy: Nantucket Police Department.

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — A fire at a landfill in Nantucket has firefighters busy for a second day.

Officials say emergency crews remain at the landfill in the village of Madaket on the western side of the island Sunday. No injuries have been reported.

Nantucket police say the blaze broke out Saturday morning in a heap of pallets and compost. Firefighters got the fire under control after several hours, but authorities say they’re keeping an eye out for hot spots and flare-ups.

An emergency dispatcher says the section of the landfill where the fire is remains closed to the public.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s