Garbage Truck Caught Fire in Monroe County
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Marshalls Creek fire chief says they were called to Route 209 around noon on Friday for reports of a garbage truck on fire.
When personnel arrived on the scene at Buttermilk Falls Road, a county municipal waste truck had smoke coming from it.
The truck was filled with garbage from its daily pick up.|
Officials believe the fire was caused by the truck’s brakes.
No one was hurt but a small section of Route 209 was closed in Monroe County while crews cleaned up the mess.