WATCH: Crews work to put out fire at Jackson County landfill

The owner of the landfill has confirmed to News 10 that emergency crews were called around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Published: Jul. 12, 2022 at 7:05 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 12, 2022 at 9:18 AM EDT
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JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) - A large fire broke out Tuesday at Liberty Landfill in Jackson County’s Liberty Township, just south of Loomis Road.

The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage is currently unknown.

The owner of the landfill confirmed to News 10 that emergency crews were called at about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. They said the fire was spontaneous and believe the cause may be lightning. The fire was under control by 7 a.m. and the owner said they don’t believe there was equipment or property damage.

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