SOUTH HUTCHINSON — Fire crews responded to 6th Avenue and Broadacres Road in South Hutchison for a trash truck fire on Monday afternoon.
The South Hutchinson Fire Department was originally dispatched for the fire in the truck that was still moving.
Reno County Sheriff Deputies were able to stop the trash truck that had smoke and flames coming from the rear of the vehicle.
The fire was controlled in 15 minutes, according to fire officials.
Units were on scene for two hours. Preliminary damage is estimated at $75,000.
Damage was sustained to the inside of the cargo area of the truck.
The trash company brought heavy equipment to the scene to clear out and then haul away the truck’s contents to the landfill. No one was injured were reported.