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Smog Engulfs Port of Spain, as bush fire burns near Beetham Landfill.

Smog Engulfs Port of Spain, as bush fire burns near Beetham Landfill.

beethem landfill fireThe Port of Spain area has been under smog for the last few hours. The situation has been caused by a bush fire that is yet to be extinguished in the swamp area near the Beetham landfill.
Speaking with News Power Now this afternoon, Corporate Communications officer at the Environmental Management Authority, Mario Singh said the EMA is awaiting feedback from the Fire Services Department to determine the severity of the situation.
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Meanwhile, General Manager of Marketing and Corporate Communications at SWMCOL, Mr. David Manswell said the fire is on the perimeter of the Beetham Landfill.
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Mr. Manswell said one area will have to burn down on its own.
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General Manager of Marketing and Corporate Communications at SWMCOL, Mr. David Manswell.

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