Firefighters Battle Landfill Blaze
Burley, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Firefighters from Burley with assistance from Heyburn and Declo battled a landfill fire late Tuesday night.
Crews remained on the scene until about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. The blaze burned garbage 300 feet long and about 20 feet tall. Four engines, 3 tender trucks and a command unit along with about 20 firefighters and five employees from the landfill battled the blaze.
After the firefighters doused the fire with foam, employees dumped dirt on the fire using skid loaders. An official with the fire department said the fire is not suspicious saying that this happens about three or so times a year.