Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Local News

August 26, 2013

3:34 p.m. AFTERNOON UPDATE: Glasgow Fire Department called to landfill fire

GLASGOW — Glasgow Fire Department responded around 10 a.m. Monday to the Glasgow landfill for a reported fire. En route, GFD called for assistance from the county fire departments for brush trucks. Upon arrival, firefighters found quite a bit of fire in a garbage heap, according to a GFD press release. They applied water and foam to suppress the fire. Additional county tanker trucks were requested to help supply needed water for fire suppression.

The cause of the fire has not been determined since no garbage had been dumped at that site for some time. Spontaneous combustion has not been ruled out. Firefighters were on the scene about three hours. There were no injuries reported. Landfill employees, East Barren, Haywood Fire and South Barren Fire departments assisted at the scene.

1
Text Only
Local News
AP Video
Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands
Facebook
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Seasonal Content
Video