Trash truck fire behind Rite-Aid (California Ave store)


Thanks to everyone who’s sent pix of this (that one’s from Jeff) – more pix and info shortly. 11:37 AM ADDITION: Rick tells the story: “A little garbage truck fire in the alley behind Rite Aid. Fire Department was conducting an exercise across the street so it was easier to just holler ‘Fire!’ and it worked. They got there quick.” Here’s another photo from Jeff, once the fire was put out:


5 Replies to "Trash truck fire behind Rite-Aid (California Ave store)"

  • beachdrivegirl April 1, 2008 (12:02 pm)

    That is so ironic that the firefighters were training right across teh street. But great job getting their attention Rick!

  • E April 1, 2008 (12:14 pm)

    Good job firefighters! Way to go alert citizens!

  • changingtimes April 1, 2008 (3:38 pm)

    isnt odd this is the 2nd garbage truck accident recently remember the one over by greenwood??? weird! i wonder what started this one?

  • miws April 1, 2008 (8:55 pm)

    Yeah, good job Rick!


    And what you did was okay, because you weren’t in a crowded theater! :P



  • Rick April 2, 2008 (7:17 am)

    Actually, I just walked across the street up to about 15 fireguys(and girls) and said there’s a truck on fire in the alley even though yelling “Fire!” sounds a lot more dramatic. Maybe next time.

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