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Large trash fire burns at Pueblo waste disposal facility

October 6, 2018

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters on Saturday battled a large trash fire at a waste disposal facility at Pueblo in southeastern Colorado.

Pueblo County officials say no structures were threatened and there were no reported injuries from the fire at the C&C Disposal Transfer Station.

The fire was reported at about 4 a.m. Saturday by a passer-by who reported seeing large flames in the area. Flames were reported to be as high as 44 feet (13.4 meters).

Firefighters from about a half dozen fire agencies were called to help put out the fire.

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