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UPDATE: Firefighters still battling blaze at Kingston dump

Published:Sunday | March 16, 2014 | 12:24 PM

Firefighters are at this moment still trying to bring a raging fire at the Riverton Landfill under control.



Thick clouds of black smoke from the landfill have been visible from several sections of the Kingston Metropolitan Area.



Officials at the York Park Fire Station in Kingston say the fire, which started early this morning, has been concentrated in a section of the landfill where tyres have been dumped.



Eight units from fire stations in the Corporate Area and Spanish Town, St Catherine are presently at the scene of the blaze, along with the police.



The Gleaner-Power-106/ News Centre will continue to track the story and will provide further details later this evening.



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