UPDATE: Landfill fire extinguished near Ina Road and I-10

UPDATE: Landfill fire extinguished near Ina Road and I-10
Heavy machinery assisting, but smoke may still be seen at the fire on Ina Road at a green waste landfill. (Source: Northwest Fire District)
Mulching machine fire causing smoke near Ina Road green waste landfill. (Source: Northwest Fire District)
Mulching machine fire causing smoke near Ina Road green waste landfill. (Source: Northwest Fire District)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Heavy machinery worked through the night to fight flames at a landfill fire on Ina Road near Interstate 10, according to the Northwest Fire District.

A tweet from firefighters stated the flames kicked up overnight, but as of 3:45 p.m. Saturday all the flames were out.

People who live in the area and have respiratory problems were asked to stay inside with the doors and windows closed.

According to NWFD a mulching machine caught fire on Friday afternoon at a green waste landfill in the 5300 block of West Ina Road.

The fire spread to nearby piles of vegetation, but crews were on hand to make sure the fire did not spread. According to NWFD the fire was deep seated and produced for nearly 24 hours.

No buildings were threatened.

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