Community Safety

Simmer and Jack Landfill Site Closed Due To Fire

simmer and jackThe Simmer and Jack landfill site has been temporarily closed until further notice after a fire broke out on Tuesday, 8 September.

No injuries or fatalities were recorded.

“We have resolved to close off the landfill site from public use to allow disaster and emergency services work to continue uninterrupted. Also, we are closing the facility to allow investigation to take place,” Divisional Head of Waste Management Services Mandisa Phosa said.

Residents can use alternative landfill sites while the City conducts an investigation to establish the cause of the fire.