Garbage truck catches fire overnight in Utica

A garbage truck caught fire in Utica late Thursday night, prompting a rapid response.

Posted: Jun 26, 2020 8:30 AM

UTICA, N.Y. -- A garbage truck caught fire in Utica late Thursday night, prompting a rapid response. 

Utica fire crews along with Utica Police were called to the area of Miller Street near Eagle Street before midnight. 

The Deputy Fire Chief for the Utica Fire Department tells NEWSChannel 2 the back section of the garbage truck was fully involved. He says the driver of the truck noticed the fire and pulled over. 

No injuries were reported. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

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