Emergency services were called a haystack fire in the early hours of Monday morning at the Dooen landfill station; however, it was not connected to the December 2020 blaze.
Dooen Fire Brigade Captain Ray Carman said the fire was reported on Monday, April 5, at around 2.50am, and was under control about 6pm.
"The fire was burning at the top of the pile, not down deep," he said.
"I have been in the CFA for 45 years and this was my third tip fire. These were totally different fires.
"The fire in December was in the south side and this fire was in the north side.
"The fire at Christmas time was in the industrial waste section and was a deep seated fire.
"It is being monitored for hot spots with regular temperature tests by Horsham Rural City Council."
Captain Carman said crew inspected the fire earlier Tuesday morning and confirmed the fire was completely out.
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He said the cause of the fire was under investigation but there were multiple reasons for the blaze.
They reported the fire was in an area of general rubbish covering about 25,000m.
The fire was in the domestic waste section of the landfill site.
Nineteen CFA vehicles attended the scene at various points throughout the day, and were supported by FRV crews.
Captain Carman said there are multiple reasons for fires to occur in landfills.
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