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Wareham landfill fire could take days to put out

A fire at a landfill site in Dorset could take days to extinguish, according to firefighters at the site.

Fire broke out at the site off Bere Road, near Wareham, on Sunday afternoon with about 10,000 sq m (12,000 sq yds) of rubbish affected to a depth of 10m (33ft). A day later, 30 firefighters were still tackling the blaze.

  • 01 Sep 2014
  • From the section Dorset