The following is a press release from SWMCOL
The Trinidad and Tobago Solid Waste Management Company Limited (SWMCOL) takes this opportunity to advise the public that there is currently a fire on the outskirts of its Beetham Landfill.
The fire started in the swamp area and quickly spread to the border of the landfill this afternoon resulting in copious amounts of smoke intermittently impacting in Port of Spain and environs.
All agencies, TTFS, WASA and the ODPM have been advised and are giving their support in bringing the fire under control.
SWMCOL advises all commuters to proceed with caution along the Beetham highway.