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Fire at GT Landfill

The Cayman Islands Fire Service and Department of Environmental Health (DEH) confirm that a fire, reported at the George Town Landfill at 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 5 May 2021, is now contained and under control.

Crews from the Central Fire Station and the West Bay sub-station are on site and will be working through the night, alongside DEH crews, using safe systems of work to ensure the fire is fully extinguished.

The blaze is located at the top southwest corner of the tip area, where waste is disposed.

Residents in the area are reminded to stay inside with the doors and windows closed.