Multiple Garbage Truck Fires Cause $1 Million in Damage

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

BELOIT (WIFR) -- Four garbage trucks are destroyed after a fire at disposal company in the Town of Beloit.

The Beloit Fire Department was called to Rock Disposal located on W. B R Townline Road just before midnight on Tuesday where they initially found two garbage trucks fully engulfed in flames. Another two trucks were found to be partially involved. As firefighters put out the four trucks on fire, several other vehicles were damaged from heat and flames that spread throughout.

The four vehicles are considered a total loss and several others need to be repaired. Damage estimates are said to be $1 million.

No one was hurt in this incident. It is unknown what started the fires.


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