NJ firefighters work to extinguish garbage truck fire in Mountainside

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Thursday, November 10, 2022
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A garabge truck was caught in a full-on blaze Thursday morning, but the homes nearby were fortunately not affected. John Del Giorno has details.

MOUNTAINSIDE, New Jersey (WABC) -- A Mountainside residential neighborhood became the scene of a truck fire Thursday morning.

At around 6 a.m., NewsCopter 7 spotted a garbage truck completely engulfed in flames on Knollcrest Drive.

A few minutes later, firefighters arrived on the scene and put out the blaze. The incident is not expected to cause much traffic to the area.

The fire did not spread to the homes nearby and no injuries were reported.

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