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Texas Landfill Reopening After Fire from Lightning Strike

Pecos, Texas has announced that its landfill will be reopening to the public next week, following a fire at the site earlier this month.

July 21, 2023

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Pecos, Texas has announced that its landfill will be reopening to the public next week, following a fire at the site earlier this month.

Residential and commercial waste will be accepted at the Pecos landfill again starting July 24th. Earlier this month, the landfill caught fire when it was struck by lightning which was made worse by the harsh storm conditions.

The fire at the site burned out naturally and caused no injuries or structural damage. The landfill was closed after the fire for precautionary measures and in adherence to safety regulations.

“We appreciate the patience and understanding of our community during this time and look forward to serving you once again.,” the city stated in a Facebook post, “Despite the challenges posed by the incident, our dedicated team has worked tirelessly to restore the landfill to full functionality.”

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