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Westport Firefighters Tackle Dumpster Fire Wednesday Afternoon

A burning dumpster is very close to a residence on Westfair Drive in Westport on Wednesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Westport Fire Department
Westport firefighters respond to a dumpster fire on Westfair Drive on Wednesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Westport Fire Department
A burning dumpster produces a lot of smoke Wednesday on Westfair Drive in Westport. Photo Credit: Westport Fire Department

WESTPORT, Conn., -- Westport firefighters doused a dumpster fire near a Westfair Drive home Wednesday afternoon.

The call came in around 2:10 p.m. with four engines, the truck company and the shift commander responding.

Firefighters from Engine 5 and Engine 1 extinguished the fire in the 20-yard dumpster.

The Westport Fire Marshal’s office is investigating. Firefighters remind residents and businesses that dumpsters should be placed well away from a building during construction and to dispose of any burning material in the dumpster.

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