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NEWS: Nunavut June 23, 2014 - 9:35 am

Photo: Another landfill fire breaks out in Nunavut

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A fire broke out at the landfill in Rankin Inlet June 24, causing explosions and sending black smoke over the Hudson Bay community. Firefighters are monitoring the blaze and deputy mayor Sam Tutanuak has asked residents to stay away from the landfill area. Rankin Inlet is the second Nunavut community battling a landfill fire, after flames broke out at Iqaluit's dump May 20. (PHOTO BY DOUG MCLARTY/ARCTECH DESIGN)
A fire broke out at the landfill in Rankin Inlet June 24, causing explosions and sending black smoke over the Hudson Bay community. Firefighters are monitoring the blaze and deputy mayor Sam Tutanuak has asked residents to stay away from the landfill area. Rankin Inlet is the second Nunavut community battling a landfill fire, after flames broke out at Iqaluit's dump May 20. (PHOTO BY DOUG MCLARTY/ARCTECH DESIGN)

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