The Malta Independent 19 September 2019, Thursday

Updated: Fire-fighters battle huge blaze at Maghtab during the night

Saturday, 29 August 2015, 09:38 Last update: about 5 years ago

Firefighters last night battled a huge fire in Magħtab, making use of four fire vehicles using 42,000 litres of water, the Civil Protection Department said on its Facebook page.

Eight fire-fighters and two officers took part in controlling the blaze.

In a statement, Wasteserv said the fire developed at the Għallis non-hazardous waste landfill.

The fire was controlled and put out by the Civil Protection Department in unison with Wasteserv personnel and contractors on site.

Nobody was hurt in this incident and there was no damage to the facilities within the Magħtab Environmental Complex. 

Photo: Civil Protection Department S/O/M Peter Paul Coleiro.

 

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