Statement on Fire at Lower Compton landfill site June 2024



A fire was detected on the Lower Compton landfill site at 18:00pm Sunday 9th June. The incident is ongoing and emergency services are in attendance. The landfill site has been temporarily closed, but all other operations on site are open.

We are working with the Fire & Rescue Service, and other agencies, to bring the fire under control. There has been no personal injury or damage to property as a result of the fire. Advice from the Fire & Rescue Service is for local residents to keep windows and doors closed during the incident. 


For any media enquiries on this matter please refer to the media section of The Hills Group website.  Tel: 01793 781200