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Large trash fire doused in Dededo

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Firefighters responded to a large trash fire in Dededo just before noon. Engine 4 from the Dededo fire station joined employees of the Dededo Mayor's office who brought in a backhoe to help put out the blaze.

A Guam Environmental Protection Agency official also responded to assess the environmental impact.

As we've reported, GEPA is asking for the public's help in reporting illegal dumpsites, especially those that can pose hazards to Guam's northern water supply.

 

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