CFA is currently fighting a fire at an Anglesea transfer station which comes after firefighters battled a fire at the Knox Transfer Station yesterday afternoon.
The Anglesea fire is approximately 25 metres x 30 metres in size and around five metres deep. The fire is mainly household rubbish and dirt.
An onsite excavator is currently pulling the rubbish pile apart.
CFA’s Lara Hazmat appliance is undertaking atmospheric monitoring. There are nine CFA trucks on scene.
It’s believed the fire could burn for some time.
The Knox Transfer Station fire yesterday started just after 4.30pm. Around 400 mattresses were on fire.
24 CFA and MFB trucks were on scene with more than 70 firefighters.
The fire was under control by 6.22pm, with the last truck leaving the scene around 11pm.
The cause of the fire was a shredding machine.