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North Pole Transfer Facility Fire

Location
Fairbanks North Star Borough Refuse Transfer Facility in North Pole, Alaska.
Time/Date of Incident
2:00 P.M., April 29, 2007. The hazmat release was reported to ADEC at 9:21 P. M., April 29 after the Fairbanks North Star Borough Hazmat Team analyzed the materials.
Spill Number
07309911901
Product/Quantity
Unknown type and amount. The fire is believed to have been caused by a reaction of alkaline and acid materials.
Cause
Mixing of unknown materials during the transfer of refuse into a garbage truck.

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