Fire in Rome – level 2

17-12-2018 07:00

A landfill site in north-eastern Rome got on fire and it quickly spread. Firefighters tried to control the fire and stop the toxic fumes from getting over the city.

People were told to keep the windows closed and not to eat locally grown food. People were worried about the waste collection, so the city called an emergency meeting.

Difficult words: landfill site (a site/place where people bury waste materials), spread (grow), fume (a gas or smoke).

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