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New Modlin near Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki. Fire of the hall and heaps with waste

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In the village of Nowy Modlin near Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, a fire broke out in a hall and heaps with waste. More than 20 firefighters are fighting the fire. Support from Warsaw was dispatched to the site, e.g. a specialized group of chemical and ecological rescue.

We received the first information on Kontakt 24. The reader wrote that in the vicinity of the Modlin airport you can see clouds of smoke and fire trucks.

– A report about a fire in Nowy Modlin was received at 18.56. A hall with an area of ​​200-300 square meters with plastic waste is on fire. Ten fire engines are at the scene. The activities of firefighters focus on defending the outbuilding. The fire has not yet been located – said junior captain Paweł Plagowski, press officer of the PSP Poviat Headquarters in Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki before 8 p.m. In a later communiqué, the command informed that the fire already covers a thousand square meters “at the waste disposal and storage plant”.

According to the reporter tvnwarszawa.pl, the action may take several hours. – There is a huge cloud of thick smoke over the area, which is visible even from the Grota-Roweckiego bridge in Warsaw. Flames are still visible above the landfill. Hosts from Nowy Dwór and Legionowo districts, including the “Factory” platoon, i.e. carts with large amounts of water, were dispatched to the site. They are available for large fires, said Artur Węgrzynowicz from tvnwarszawa.pl after 8 pm.

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He added that hosts in the West Warsaw district were also put on standby. The operational group of the Provincial Commander of the State Fire Service arrived at the site. – A cistern from Ursynów in Warsaw and a chemical and ecological rescue group were also dispatched to measure air pollution. No decision has yet been made to evacuate nearby residents. The situation is not under control. It promises to be an action lasting many hours, possibly all night, our reporter assessed.

He indicated that the plant is located in close proximity to the Modlin Airport in Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki. – So far I have no confirmed information about this, there were difficulties for planes – said Węgrzynowicz. As he assessed, firefighters are preparing for a long firefighting operation and securing the water supply.

Kontakt24, tvnwarszawa.pl

Main photo source: Tomasz Zieliński / tvnwarszawa.pl

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