A WIND SHIFT CAUSED AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE GASPARILLA ROAD NEAR LINWOOD DRIVE AGAIN YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AS A MULCH FIRE CONTINUES TO SMOLDER THERE. FIRE OFFICIALS NOW SAY THAT FIRE, WHICH WAS APPARENTLY CAUSED BY SPARKS FROM AN INCINERATOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON, COULD BURN FOR A MONTH AS CREWS TRY TO DIG THREW PILES OF MULCH AS HIGH AS THIRTY FEET TALL. KING EXCAVATING, WHICH COLLECTS VEGETATION FROM HOMES IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY, IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SITE, WHICH WAS THE SCENE OF A SIMILAR FIRE FIVE YEARS AGO. BACK THEN, THE COMPANY WAS CITED FOR RUNNING AN INCINERATOR WITHOUT PROPER SUPERVISION, AND RHONDA HAAG OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION TOLD WBBH TV THEY ARE STARTING A NEW INVESTIGATION TO SEE IF THERE WERE ANY MISTAKES MADE THIS TIME,
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