ATASCADERO — A Waste Management trash truck caught on fire Wednesday, April 25 at around 2:04 p.m. While the truck was at the Colony Park Community Center on 5599 Traffic Way the driver of the truck noticed the fire and called the fire department.
Two engines, one command vehicle, and a public works dump truck and tractor were dispatched along with seven fire personnel and two public works employees.
Access to the burning materials and controlling water runoff to the creek and storm drains was
The garbage truck sustained $500 in damages. Firefighters
The origin of the fire was the discarded recyclable material in the compartment of the truck, but the cause is undetermined.