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Fire at Nova Scotia landfill under control

Fire officials spent Sunday battling a blaze at a Liverpool area landfill.  Sunday, July 24, 2016.
Fire officials spent Sunday battling a blaze at a Liverpool area landfill. Sunday, July 24, 2016. Courtesy: CKBW Radio

A fire that started Sunday morning at the Greenfield Landfill, just outside Liverpool, N.S., is now considered to be under control.

Crews were called to the area around 9 a.m. Sunday after a report of a fire at the landfill.

Nearly a dozen fire departments were called to the scene to help put out the blaze.

Officials had the fire under control by Sunday afternoon.
Officials had the fire under control by Sunday afternoon. Courtesy: CKBW Radio

By 1 p.m., officials said they had the fire controlled.

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At this time, it’s not known exactly how the fire started.