TUCSON, Ariz. — Northwest Fire District crews contained a large green waste fire near Marana Sunday. Crews continued to work on the fire Tuesday.
Northwest Fire District crews are containing fire at the green waste facility fire near Ina/I-10. Large columns of smoke will be visible. Stay indoors and keep windows closed to avoid smoke at this time.@townofmarana @PimaDEQ pic.twitter.com/Cr0fzlSpl3— Northwest Fire (@NorthwestFire) June 24, 2020
NWF says fire crews responded to the fire at 5300 West Ina Road just west of Interstate 10.
Smoke conditions may be visible in the area for the next couple hours while crews extinguish the fire.
Northwest Fire District crews are working a large green waste fire in the area of 5300 w Ina. Expect smoke conditions for the next couple of hours, as we work to extinguish. pic.twitter.com/lTHyZB4W6z— Northwest Fire (@NorthwestFire) June 21, 2020
According to NWF, full extinguishing expected to take longer, and smoke may be visible through most of the day.
@NorthwestFire Smoke production will increase for next couple of hours as we work to surround and drown the green waste piles. Full extinguishment will take much longer. Smoke will be visible for most of the day. pic.twitter.com/YCHDBZP1Sx— Northwest Fire (@NorthwestFire) June 21, 2020
The fire did not threaten nearby structures or neighborhoods. Individuals who are sensitive to smoke are asked to remain indoors.
@NorthwestFire @townofmarana The green waste fire is not a threat to structures or neighborhoods, and will not spread beyond the involved waste piles. Smoke will be present for an extended period of time.— Northwest Fire (@NorthwestFire) June 21, 2020
NWF says the large green waste fire has been fully contained, and smoke production is expected for the next day or two.
The fire at the green waste facility has been contained. Expect some smoke production for the next day or two. This is normal behavior for this type of fire. Facility crews will be on scene 24/7 for monitoring. Thanks. @NorthwestFire @townofmarana @pimaarizona pic.twitter.com/w2lA3G4fQW— Northwest Fire (@NorthwestFire) June 21, 2020