Firefighters extinguish large brush fire at Milford mulch facility

Fire crews in Milford extinguished a massive mulch fire at Grillo's processing plant on Sunday afternoon that required approximately 30,000 gallons of water to put out completely.

News 12 Staff

Sep 4, 2023, 2:45 PM

Updated 320 days ago

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Firefighters extinguished a large brush fire Sunday afternoon just past 1 p.m. at Grillo Service, a mulch processing facility, according to police.
Authorities said they received multiple calls reporting heavy smoke coming from the Grillo's property. At the scene, crews found several large, burning mulch piles approximately the size of a football field.
Firefighters required about 30,000 gallons of water to fully extinguish the blaze. No injuries were reported.


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