Excavator fire in Hartford

Hartford Fire Marshall Tom Peltier, middle, and Deputy Fire Marshall Gabrielle Poole, right, examine an excavator that burned in the Casella Waste Systems recycling transfer facility in Hartford, Vt., with mechanic Rick Rogers, left, and other Casella employees on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023. Hartford, Hartland, Norwich, Woodstock, Lebanon and Hanover, fire departments responded to the incident shortly after 9 a.m. and dowsed the machine with water before Casella employees pulled it out of the smoke-filled building with a bucket loader. There were no injuries in the incident and Peltier said the fire was accidental. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Hartford Fire Marshall Tom Peltier, middle, and Deputy Fire Marshall Gabrielle Poole, right, examine an excavator that burned in the Casella Waste Systems recycling transfer facility in Hartford, Vt., with mechanic Rick Rogers, left, and other Casella employees on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023. Hartford, Hartland, Norwich, Woodstock, Lebanon and Hanover, fire departments responded to the incident shortly after 9 a.m. and dowsed the machine with water before Casella employees pulled it out of the smoke-filled building with a bucket loader. There were no injuries in the incident and Peltier said the fire was accidental. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. Valley News — James M. Patterson

Published: 11-29-2023 12:13 PM

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