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Shelton's Echo Hose Douses Burning Garbage Truck

Echo Hose Hook & Ladder responds to a garbage truck fire at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday on Oliver Terrace.
Echo Hose Hook & Ladder responds to a garbage truck fire at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday on Oliver Terrace. Photo Credit: Echo Hose Hook & Ladder

SHELTON, Conn. — Companies 1 & 4 from Echo Hose Hook & Ladder quickly put out a fire in garbage truck on Tuesday evening, according to a fire department statement.

The garbage truck fire was reported on Oliver Terrace at about 6:45 p.m. Jan. 3, the statement said.

Engine 2 arrived to find a well-involved garbage truck fire. The crew went to work to quickly knock down the blaze, the statement said.

Squad 1 arrived shortly after to assist. Crews remained on the scene for a short while afterward.

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