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(Richmond, IN)--Crews battled a fire at the Richmond landfill on New Paris Pike Tuesday morning.  Firefighters are still on the scene after fire broke out at 1:30 Tuesday morning.  According to the battalion chief on the scene Tuesday morning, the fire started in some recently-buried construction debris and was largely underground.  Flames were visible from as far as U.S. 40 and from Reid Health.  The fire was at the rear of the landfill near Smyrna Road.  Heavy machinery was being used to help fight the fire.  There’s no word yet what started it.  There were no injuries.