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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.

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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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