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New strategy employed to douse Yigo fire

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by Lannie Walker

Guam - There's a new plan to attack the fire at the illegal dump fire in Yigo.  Smithbridge has offered to assist the government as the underground deep-seeded fire that started last week Wednesday continues to burn.  The company is donating significant stockpiles of backfill material as officials work to suffocate and cap the fire.

More than a dozen truckloads were thrown over the dump blaze this afternoon, and this operation will continue through the weekend.  If the fire is not snuffed out, a reassessment will be conducted on Monday.

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