City garbage truck catches fires in Reedley

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A city garbage truck is off its route in Reedley after it caught fire Monday morning. The fire started in the downtown area on 11th Street near G Street.

A city garbage truck is off its route in Reedley after it caught fire Monday morning. The fire started in the downtown area on 11th Street near G Street.

A video provided from the Reedley Fireman's Association depicts the scene. The fire started in the compactor section of the truck, causing a fireball that could be seen from across town.

Firefighters say they are thankful the driver parked in the middle of the road, and that the fire did not occur in a residential area.
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