A fire broke out at a garbage dump in the city of Sitges on Monday morning. First assessment said it was caused by a cardboard compactor.
The fire burned a large amount of paper and cardboard inside the machine, but due to the action of the local fire department, there were no serious consequences.
The fire was reportedly caused by a technical problem with the cardboard compactor, which quickly burned much of the contents that had accumulated inside the machine.fire brigade at that time Make sure the fire is completely extinguished by scattering all debris left over from the machine on the ground – Especially the garbage dump is located near the Garraf Nature Park.
The dump was reopened on Tuesday.
A causa de l’incendi provocat per una compactadora de cartró de la deixalleria aquesta matinada, ha calgut la intervenció dels @BombersSitges per escampar tot el seu contingut i poder extingir el foc.
La situació està controlada i s’està procedint a la seva recollida. pic.twitter.com/PHA6LvmzBT
— Ajuntament de Sitges (@AjSitges) August 15, 2022
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