A large plume of smoke hung over the Anguilla Landfill and nearby area Thursday after trash at the facility caught on fire.

The V.I. Fire Service, V.I. Waste Management Authority and private contractors worked for several hours to contain what Fire Service Director Daryl George described as a small fire.

— Contact Brandy Brookes at 340-714-9131 or email bbrookes@dailynews.vi.