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Here we go again - Dump fire #158820
04/12/2018 10:03 AM
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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158822
04/12/2018 10:16 AM
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Just for clarification, this appears to be the "Irma dump" and not the regular dump that regularly catches fire.


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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158825
04/12/2018 11:21 AM
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In February it was the Irma dump burning and causing major smoke issues. Much more combustible debris in the Irma dump.

Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: Bluesfan] #158826
04/12/2018 11:44 AM
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True. What a toxic mess must be in that dump.


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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158827
04/12/2018 11:59 AM
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Just hope it burns out fast. Not good for the environment but at least it will be turned into ashes until the next pile builds up.

Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158831
04/12/2018 01:08 PM
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Are these fires being started on purpose to burn the material away or is it an arsonist's work? It seems to me that if it is the latter then better security should be put in place and if caught should be required to assist in the clean up. I suggest this because based upon the decisions/sentences handed down by the court making them work to correct their criminal behavior will have a much better effect.



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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: ruralcarrier] #158832
04/12/2018 01:12 PM
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Originally Posted by ruralcarrier
Just for clarification, this appears to be the "Irma dump" and not the regular dump that regularly catches fire.

So the chances are pretty good its not an underground methane issue?


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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: pat] #158837
04/12/2018 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by pat
Originally Posted by ruralcarrier
Just for clarification, this appears to be the "Irma dump" and not the regular dump that regularly catches fire.

So the chances are pretty good its not an underground methane issue?

No idea. I guess it would depend on what is underground at the site that is burning.


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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158839
04/12/2018 03:00 PM
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Much of it is methane bubbling up from years and years of over dumping. It's a disgrace. We smell it here and get smoke all the way over in Cupecoy!


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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158889
04/13/2018 01:32 PM
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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158890
04/13/2018 01:37 PM
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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158895
04/13/2018 01:47 PM
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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158909
04/13/2018 03:49 PM
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According to the Herald it's the tires that are burning and causing all that black smoke.

Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158912
04/13/2018 05:04 PM
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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158914
04/13/2018 05:51 PM
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From Mary's Boon LINK https://youtu.be/MJ1-Mf12ffg


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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: BillandElaine] #158918
04/13/2018 06:33 PM
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Well isn't that just a pleasant day at the beach?


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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: BillandElaine] #158919
04/13/2018 06:46 PM
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Yes. I knew that.

Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #158924
04/13/2018 07:37 PM
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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #159016
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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #159093
04/17/2018 05:25 PM
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Smelling that smoke here Porto ..today ...not pleasant and not going away .

Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #159105
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Been choking all day in Cupecoy. Toxic air.


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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: BillandElaine] #159108
04/17/2018 07:45 PM
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I thought they had it under control. What happened?

Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #159119
04/18/2018 05:53 AM
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There is no controlling decades of neglect.


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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #159136
04/18/2018 09:55 AM
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Smoke is back Wednesday, rain stopped and left us with bad air in Porto .

Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #159138
04/18/2018 10:07 AM
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Yep, nasty again. Burning throat, headache


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Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #159190
04/19/2018 09:23 AM
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This info concerns me. Is it really safe healthwise to return?

Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: pburke40] #159193
04/19/2018 09:34 AM
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Probably depends on the wind direction on any given day.

Re: Here we go again - Dump fire [Re: SXMScubaman] #159210
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Today , no smoke in Porto


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