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Fire at Viridor landfill site

Viridor is to carry out a full investigation into a fire that engulfed an articulated lorry and ignited the surrounding area at its Masons landfill site last Tuesday morning. The fire started at around 9am underneath the cab of the vehicle which then spread to the fuel tanks and ignited the surrounding surface area of the landfill. Viridor staff initially tried to tackle the blaze, which created plumes of smoke visible for some distance, with water bowsers ...