Garbage Truck Bursts into Flames in Falls Twp
A trash truck burs into a ball of flames Monday afternoon in Falls Township.
According to the Falls Twp Fire Department, Station 30, the Waste Management garbage hauler caught fire in the area of Tyburn Road and Route 13 just after 1:30 pm.
Fist responders on scene said the truck to be a well involved fire with an onboard compressed natural gas tank venting, fueling the blaze.
Rescue 30 arrived on scene and went in service with two 1 3/4” lines to both cool the tank, as well as make a quick knock of the fire, said fire officials
Editors Note: Photo Credit: Detective Steve Reeves, Falls Township Police Department Joe Landman