Ventura City Fire personnel respond to trash truck on fire

On Sept.27, at 1:20pm Ventura City Fire personnel responded to a report of a trash truck on fire, parked in the street amidst a commercial district by County Square Dr & Thille St, The first arriving unit reported smoke and flames visible from the rear cargo area of the trash truck. It took two engines and one support company 60 minutes to completely extinguish and overhaul the fire, which required that the contents be dumped out of the truck and onto the street. The unloaded trash material was ultimately removed by the waste management company who owned the truck, and the street area was cleaned up.



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