Fire at Roseburg Landfill Contained Quickly

Jul 8, 2019

Credit Douglas County Fire District No. 2

Fire crews were able to quickly contain and snuff out a fire at the Roseburg Landfill on Sunday. The fire was reported by multiple passersby on I-5 seeing black smoke coming from the area behind the dump. The fire was burning in garbage on the upper portion of the landfill. Firefighters kept the blaze to about a quarter acre.

Douglas County Fire District No.2 responded to this incident with 1 brush rig, 1 fire engine, 1 water tender, and 1 command unit. They were assisted by DFPA, Douglas County Public works, and Douglas County sheriff’s office.