PHOTO OF THE WEEK: TRASH TRUCK FIRE

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East County News Service

January 7, 2018 (Spring Valley) – San Miguel Fire Department captured this dramatic photo of a firefighter battling a trash truck fire in the 3500 block of Sweetwater Spring Boulevard in Spring Valley on January 3rd.

The truck dumped its load in a parking lot to save the truck from burning.

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Hazardous Chemicals?

Could the cause have a something to do with a drug lab? There aren't many household chemicals that combine to cause that much heat. Hot coals from BBQ would have melted the trash can unless it was from a dumpster.