No injuries in garbage truck fire

PORT ANGELES — A garbage truck caught fire on West Front Street near the Field Arts and Events Hall early Monday, the Port Angeles Fire Department said.

The driver escaped without injury before fire crews extinguished the blaze with two attack lines, city Fire Capt. Kelly Ziegler said.

Crews were dispatched to the vehicle fire on the 100 block of West Front Street at about 5:52 a.m. The engine and cab were fully involved.

“They were able to put it out pretty quickly,” Ziegler said.

The truck, which had severe damage, was returned Olympic Disposal, Ziegler said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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