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24 Hour Watch Being Kept On Landfill Site

wareham tip fire

12:34pm 4th September 2014

The fire may now be out, but a close watch is still being kept on a landfill site near Wareham.

Viridor have their own team keeping watch for hotspots 24 hours a day and are continuing to saturate the site off Bere Road with water.

The blaze burnt for three days.

Engineers are investigating how the fire started and are working towards getting the site back open.

Dan Cooke, Director of External Affairs for Viridor, said:  "We would like to thank the Dorset Fire and Rescue team who did a fantastic job getting this fire extinguished with a clear strategy and a professional and efficient team".

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