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Trash Truck Catches Fire

Garbage truck goes up in flames on Venice Boulevard

By Sam Catanzaro

An on-duty garbage truck recently caught fire on Venice Boulevard.

According to the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), the incident was reported at 11:14 a.m. on Venice Boulevard near Walnut Avenue on Friday, May 1.

Garbage Truck on Fire @CitizenApp

Glyndon Ave & Venice Blvd 11:16:14 AM PDT

Station 63 firefighters arrived to find a garbage truck on fire. An LAFD spokesperson was unsure how the fire started. As of 11:40 a.m. LAFD crews were still seen putting the fire out. According to the LAFD, by 1:15 p.m. the fire was out.

A Citizen App user reported that there were three workers inside the truck who are safe. The LAFD confirmed that there were no injuries.

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