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(St. Croix, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community and solid waste haulers of the resumption of operations at the Anguilla Landfill on St. Croix. 


The landfill was closed on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.; closure was attributed to an active fire reported on Friday, February 7, at 11:04 p.m.  Virgin Islands Fire Service and VIWMA contractors and personnel worked expeditiously to bring the fire under control. As of 2 p.m. Saturday all fire and smoke was suppressed.


The VIWMA Preserving Paradise team thanks the community for helping us put safety first; the safety of our employees and contractors is our first priority!  The Authority continues to work diligently to provide service to the public.


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