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Building catches fire at Billings landfill

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Posted at 4:06 PM, Jan 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-20 11:24:20-05

Update 5:45 p.m.

The fire at the Billings landfill has been put out. Firefighters are still on the scene mopping up and investigating the cause.

Update 4:25 p.m.

The main gate to the landfill is closed.

Billings police, Billings firefighters and the AMR ambulance are all responding.

Firefighters are using a Bobcat to push material out of the building, and they are not attacking the fire from the roof or cutting a hole from up top to douse any flames.

A building at the Billings landfill started on fire Wednesday afternoon.

A Q2 photographer is headed to the scene.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.