Taunton Recycling Centre open as usual despite minor fire

Taunton Recycling Centre open as usual despite minor fire

A fire on Thursday evening (18 July) in the garden waste composting area next to the recycling site at Priorswood in Taunton was quickly put out by the Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service. The recycling centre is open today Friday as usual 9am to 6pm.

A Somerset Waste Partnership spokesman said: “The swift and efficient work of the fire service meant this incident was dealt with within minutes, and no member of the public or site staff was ever at risk. The cause will be investigated and addressed.”

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