Health Alert: Magħtab

Location: Magħtab, Malta

Event:  On Thursday, August 30, 2018, a fire broke out at Wasteserv in Magħtab at approximately 5:50 a.m, prompting a health hazard alarm.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the incident.
  • Residents of Magħtab, Naxxar, San Ġwann and Sliema should keep their windows closed.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

U.S. citizens may monitor English-language Maltese media at the following:

View updates on Twitter and Facebook from the Malta Police Force, @MaltaPolice, and Department of Information, @DOImalta.


  • U.S. Embassy Valletta, Malta


  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444