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Firefighters battle Chaparral landfill blaze

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Crews battle a fire in Chaparral, New Mexico.

CHAPARRAL, New Mexico - Firefighters worked to contain a large blaze with heavy smoke at a Chaparral landfill on Sunday evening.

The fire burned at 180 McCombs Roadd at the South Central Solid Waste Authority.

A spokesman for the El Paso Fire Department told ABC-7 that the fire broke out within a structure where the agency stores trash.

He said multiple fire departments fought the blaze, including five units from the El Paso Fire Department.

There were no reports of any injuries.

Kate Bieri

Kate Bieri is ABC-7’s New Mexico Mobile Newsroom reporter and co-anchors ABC-7’s weekend evening newscasts.


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