Firefighters battle fire at landfill in Manchester

Crews were called to a fire at a transfer station in Manchester on Friday morning.
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 6:19 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2022 at 12:32 PM EDT
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MANCHESTER, CT (WFSB) - Crews were called to a fire at a transfer station in Manchester on Friday morning.

The fire was reported to be at the Town of Manchester Landfill and Transfer Station on Olcott Street.

A debris fire at the Manchester transfer station led to a tanker response from firefighters the...
A debris fire at the Manchester transfer station led to a tanker response from firefighters the morning of Aug. 5.(Manchester Fire Rescue EMS)

Manchester Fire Rescue EMS called it a debris fire that required a response from two Manchester engines and a tanker from the Glastonbury Fire Department. It said the tanker flowed about 6,000 gallons of water before heavy equipment arrived to full extinguish the fire and overhaul the scene.

No injuries and no road closures were reported.

Channel 3 has a crew headed to the scene.

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