Garbage truck fire doused, no injuries

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Garbage truck fire doused, no injuries

There were no injuries or damages to structures after a garbage truck caught fire in El Sobrante on Tuesday.

Richmond Fire and Con Fire crews arrived at the scene in the area of Greenridge Drive and Canyon Road to find a well-involved fire, according to Richmond Firefighters Local 188, the union that represents city firefighters.

“Members were able to successfully extinguish the flames, however the truck’s fuel tanks ruptured requiring the assistance of HazMat 64 to contain the hazardous spill,” fire crews said. 

The cause of the fire wasn’t immediately known.