Garbage Truck Catches Fire in South Jackson

SOUTH JACKSON, Tenn. -- A garbage truck caused a fire this morning in South Jackson.

Officials say during a routine trash pickup at the Raceway located at 2023 South Highland, A Waste Management truck tried to pick up a dumpster, which led to a small fire.

The driver of the truck left the scene, and upon the arrival of a service truck to move the garbage truck, which caused an even larger fire.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Johnny Brantey, Battalion Chief at Jackson Fire Department, confirms that there were no injuries.


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