Little Forks sorting building ‘total loss’ after fire

Published on September 13, 2017

Town of Amherst Chief Administrative Officer Greg Herrett posted this image to his Twitter Account following a fire at the Little Forks Municipal Landfill, noting the building was a total loss while thanking area firefighters for their collective response

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There is nothing left standing of a sorting building that caught fire at the Little Forks Municipal Landfill near Springhill.

Responding fire crews were forced to bring down the building to extinguish the ongoing fire first noticed by staff early Sept. 12.

Fire departments from Springhill, Amherst, Oxford and surrounding areas responded to the fire. Most operations at the Cumberland Joint Services Management Authority-run facility were able to carry on despite the fire.

Approximately 19 employees worked inside the lost building.