Temporary Closure of Hartland Landfill Due to Fire

Jul 23, 2015

Saanich, BC–- The Capital Regional District (CRD) has temporarily closed all operations at the Hartland landfill for Friday, July 24 due to a fire on site. The fire broke out on the active face earlier this evening and Saanich Fire Department personnel are on site and assessing and responding to the incident. Further details will be communicated as they become available at www.crd.bc.ca

 The CRD is a local government that delivers 200+ regional, sub-regional and local services for residents of the region which includes 13 municipalities and three electoral areas within 2370 square kilometres on southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Governed by a 24 member Board of Directors, the CRD is working to serve the public, and build a vibrant, livable and sustainable region.



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