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Stock-farm Residents Outraged By Fumes From Landfill

Residents of the Stockfarm, Yampiece and Fond Cole communities continue to express concerns over fumes coming from a fire at the landfill in Stockfarm for some days now.

Residents say this situation has been reoccurring for too long and and are looking for resolution as they are concerned with not  only the fumes into the air but  the possible effects to their respiratory systems.

One resident shared burning of the unidentified material is now beginning to affect his children’s breathing.

The Solid Waste Corporation earlier this week issued a statement that the situation was being handled and under control.

When our news department contacted the Fire department we were again referred to the Solid Waste Management Corporation.

The environmental health department was also contacted by our news department that department informed they would gather full details and advise if necessary.

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