Update On Fire At Eastview Landfill Site

November 2, 2022

Brandon, MB – On November 1, 2022 at approximately 7:30 p.m., a significant stockpile of wood caught fire in the northwest section of the Eastview Landfill Site. An individual in the area noticed the fire and reported it to 911. Emergency services were then dispatched to the Eastview Landfill. 

City of Brandon Solid Waste staff were called in to assist Brandon Fire & Emergency Services in controlling the fire by using backhoes and loaders to pull materials away from the fire. Crews addressed the fire as a controlled burn and remained on scene throughout the night. 

While the incident is still under investigation, it is believed that the fire started by embers from a nearby wood incinerator. Weather conditions were favourable for containing the fire and there was no risk to any buildings or the community.