Crews fight huge flames after landfill catches fire

Published: Apr. 26, 2017 at 8:54 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 26, 2017 at 9:15 AM CDT
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ALSEN, LA (WAFB) - Officials are investigating a massive fire that erupted at the Ronaldson Field landfill in Alsen late Tuesday night.

Some people in East Baton Rouge Parish saw a large orange glow in the sky as firefighters tried to contain the flames.

The fire reportedly started around 10 p.m. and burned for several hours, leaving behind a strong smell.

At last check, crews were trying to smother the flames.

There have been no reports of injuries.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

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