Fire Erupting At The Mandela Dumpsite
This was the scene today at the Mandela dump site here in Georgetown. Once again fire has erupted in certain sections of the site. Heavy black smoke engulfed the surrounding areas affecting residents. It is unclear what caused the blazed. A dump site worker told this news cast that when he left yesterday there were no signs of any fire.
Members of the Guyana Fire Service along with the dumpsite workers hope to extinguish the blaze as soon as possible.
This dump site which is filled to capacity has been operating for several years and was scheduled to be closed since August last.