Friday 25th Feb: Statement from Co-Ordinating Group re Kerdiffstown Fire

Date released: Feb 25 2011

Fire service personnel at the Kerdiffstown landfill facility stood down today, and control of the site was formally handed back to the Environmental Protection Agency. Firefighters had remained on site during the past week to ensure that combustible material was safely quarantined and treated.

The Environmental Protection Agency has increased security at the landfill in the interests of public safety and to prevent further trespass in the area.