PHILIPSBURG:--- Residents and workers on the Pondfill and several other areas that are located in the Philipsburg area have to endure the danger of heavy smoke coming from the dump that is on fire since Wednesday afternoon.
The residents and even government have been complaining about the constant dump fire but so far it seems as though nothing is done to curb or stop the constant fire on the dump.
SMN News tried reaching the contractor that is managing the dump for a comment but they could not be reached.
Landfill Fire: Persons with respiratory challenges advised to close windows and doors
GREAT BAY (DCOMM):---– The landfill on Pond Island is on fire.
The Fire Department is advising persons living downwind from the landfill fire, to close windows and doors, especially persons who have a respiratory challenge, and for persons who suffer from asthma, shortness of breath, or any other respiratory challenges.
The Fire Department is monitoring the situation at the landfill on Pond Island. The company responsible for the management of the landfill is working diligently to extinguish the fire.