Garbage truck catches on fire Wednesday night

KINGSFORD, Mich. (WLUC) - Kingsford Public Safety reports that a garbage truck burst into flames Wednesday night.

On Wednesday, December 12th at approximately 8:38 p.m., Kingsford Public Safety received a phone call from Great American Disposal that they had a garbage truck on fire at their maintenance facility, located at 1005 East Blvd.

A Kingsford Public Safety officer arrived on scene and found that employees from Great American Disposal had knocked down the fire in the mechanical area behind the cab of the truck with fire extinguishers.

Public Safety officers put out the remainder of the fire, and used a thermal imager camera to look for hot spots on the truck. Damage to the truck was minimal.

Officers cleared the scene at 8:42 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

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