400 Tons of Municipal Solid Waste Burn Down in Northwestern Bulgaria

Society | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 12:53
Bulgaria: 400 Tons of Municipal Solid Waste Burn Down in Northwestern Bulgaria Photo by dariknews.bg

Some 400 tons of municipal solid waste have burned down in a major fire at an open separate waste collection site in the northwestern city of Vratsa.

The tip-off for the fire was given a little after 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Nearly all of the available firefighting equipment was dispatched to the site, including three fire trucks and several water tanks.

The fire has been extinguished.

Air-quality testing has not indicated any threat for the local population.

Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the fire.

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