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Firefighters respond to fire at compost site

Fire was called in at New Earth Compost, in 7800 block of I-10 eastbound

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio firefighters have responded to a fire at a compost site near Interstate 10 Thursday morning.

The fire was called in around 11 a.m. at New Earth Compost, in the 7800 block of I-10 eastbound, not far from North Foster Road and FM 1516.

According to the San Antonio Fire Department, a piece of equipment caught on fire and then spread to a mulch pile nearby. No structures, however, have been damaged by the flames.

The San Antonio Fire Department website said as many as 13 units originally answered the call.

So far, there are no reported injuries.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSAT 12 both online and on-air for more information.


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