Burning Trash Truck Rolls Down a Hill and Crashes Into Home's Front Yard - NBC 7 San Diego

Burning Trash Truck Rolls Down a Hill and Crashes Into Home's Front Yard

The truck appeared to be carrying tree trimmings or other vegetation.

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    Garbage Truck Catches Fire in Monterey Park

    A garbage truck caught on fire and rolled down the street in Monterey Park, although no one was hurt. Conan Nolan reports for the NBC4 News on Monday, March 18, 2019. (Published Monday, March 18, 2019)

    A trash truck caught fire, rolled down a hill and crashed into the front yard of a home in Monterey Park Monday.

    No one was hurt in the incident that was reported about 10:40 a.m. near South Abajo Drive and West Verde Vista Drive, a Verdugo fire dispatcher said.

    The truck was engulfed in flames and stopped on the road, before it rolled down a hill, hit a car parked on the street and crashed into the front yard of a home, a witness said. 

    Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames. The truck appeared to becarrying tree trimmings or other vegetation.