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Willmar firefighters Darwin Melin, left, and Howard Carlson spray water Oct. 23 on smoldering garbage at the Kandiyohi County landfill. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Fire departments called as garbage smolders at county's sanitary landfill

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NEW LONDON -- Five fire departments were hauling water, and garbage was being dug up, in an effort to extinguish a fire smoldering in trash buried five years ago at the Kandiyohi County Sanitary Landfill in rural New London.


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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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