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Kearney, area firefighters battle landfill trash fire all day Saturday

Kearney Hub

Cover picture for the articleKEARNEY — Firefighters from three different departments worked nearly 11 hours Saturday to contain a trash fire at the Kearney Area Landfill. At 6:10 a.m. the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department was called to the northwest area of the landfill at 6711 W. 56th St. where trash had started on fire. Assistant Chief Dave Krueger could see the glow of the fire as he headed from his nearby house to the Riverdale fire station.