Rockland fire ignited in debris pile at dump
Rockland — The solid waste facility on Limerock Street was the scene of a fire that ignited mid-morning on Jan. 26, according to Rockland Assistant Fire Chief Mikial Mazzeo.
Five firefighters responded to the scene around 11:30 a.m., and the fire was completely extinguished 45 minutes later using water and foam, said Mazzeo.
The fire broke out in the demo debris pile, which contains discarded wood and furniture.
The department's report did not contain the cause of the fire.
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