Firefighters control major warehouse fire at Hume Materials Recovery Facility

Miriam Webber
Updated December 27 2022 - 4:50pm, first published 7:50am

The recycling plans of the ACT government will be set back for a year and possibly longer after its mixed materials processing facility at Hume is deemed a structural write-off from a fire.

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Miriam Webber

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