TFC truck fire extinguished

Published 5:34 pm Friday, April 27, 2018

A TFC Recycling truck caught fire near the intersection of Jottom Lane and Wilroy Road on Friday morning.

Firefighters extinguished a fire in a recycling truck on Friday morning.

The fire was reported at 11:03 a.m., and the first units arrived on scene at 11:10 a.m., according to a city press release.

Heavy smoke was showing from the bed of the natural gas-powered recycling truck when firefighters arrived, according to the release. The driver had already evacuated when they arrived.

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Crews had to cut off the top panel of the truck to access and extinguish the burning debris.

The Suffolk Police Department assisted with traffic control.