Fire in Wauwatosa garbage truck; driver acted quickly
WAUWATOSA, Wis. - Do no put combustible items, hazardous waste, or hot items like fireplace ashes in your garbage. That is the message from the Wauwatosa Fire Department.
On Thursday, Feb. 10, a driver for one of the city's garbage trucks smelled smoke – and acted quickly. A Facebook post notes he immediately headed to a safe area to dump the truck.
Firefighters with the Wauwatosa Fire Department extinguished the flames.
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There were no injuries and no damage to the garbage truck.