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Crews working to bring the fire under control.

Published 25th March 2021, 11:4am

CIFS Respond to Landfill Fire

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) was called to the George Town landfill site around 9:45am today, Thursday, 25 March, following a fire detected in the metals area.

Crews are working with the Department of Environmental Health to create fire breaks and bring the situation under control.

Children have been sent home from the Cayman International School.

Residents are asked to avoid the area if possible. Those in the vicinity of the landfill should keep doors and windows closed and turn off air conditioning units.