Fire Breaks Out in Trash Pile at Md. Incinerator Plant

DICKERSON, Md. (AP) — Officials say a fire broke out in an 85-foot trash pile at an incinerator plant in Montgomery County.

WUSA-TV reports (http://on.wusa9.com/2h56IFk ) that Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer said Friday that the fire broke out Thursday night at the plant in Dickerson. He says firefighters arrived to find a large fire in a pile of trash stacked 85 feet high with flames spreading in the building.

Piringer says firefighters controlled the blaze, but many remain on the scene as the fire continues to smolder.

No injuries have been reported.

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Information from: WUSA-TV, http://www.wusatv9.com

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