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Hundreds of tonnes of waste burned in Finmere landfill

Hundreds of tonnes of waste have gone up in flames at a landfill site in Oxfordshire.

Firefighters pumped water from a nearby lake to tackle the blaze at Finmere after they were alerted at 22:15 BST on Saturday.

The fire has been partially extinguished but deep-seated areas continue to burn, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said.

At least eight fire crews, from Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire, have been involved in the operation.

  • 05 Aug 2018