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Tucson FD crews battle fire at east-side landfill

Tucson Fire has eight units on scene at the landfill fire near Kolb and Speedway.
Tucson Fire has eight units on scene at the landfill fire near Kolb and Speedway.(TFD)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2020 at 8:52 AM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Crews from the Tucson Fire Department were dispatched to a fire in a landfill near Speedway Boulevard and Kolb Road early on Thursday, June 11.

The fire happened at Tank’s Speedway Recycling and Landfill Facility, 7301 E. Speedway Boulevard, the cause of the fire still undetermined.

Police received the call reporting smoke at 1:41 a.m. this morning. Additional units arrived to help and Tucson Water was called to increase water pressure to lines in the area.

Tucson Fire has eight units on scene at the landfill fire near Kolb and Speedway.
Tucson Fire has eight units on scene at the landfill fire near Kolb and Speedway.(TFD)

There are eight units on scene now, including a brush truck and ladder monitoring the fire. Tucson Fire said they plan to be on the scene for the next several hours.

People living nearby were advised to remain indoors if they have sensitivity to smoke or respiratory concerns.

No further details were immediately available.

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