- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) - A fire outside a waste management company in Chesapeake forced one firefighter to seek treatment at a hospital.

Chesapeake fire Capt. Scott Saunders says a mulch pile caught fire outside Clearfield MMG on Monday. The company uses mulch to solidify liquid waste.

Saunders says it took firefighters an hour to control the blaze.

Media outlets report one firefighter was taken to a hospital for heat exhaustion.

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