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Fire destroys garbage truck, damages two others in Cape Girardeau

A viewer sent this picture of the burning truck (Source: Darrin Pruitt). A viewer sent this picture of the burning truck (Source: Darrin Pruitt).
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Fire crews were called late Sunday morning to a garbage truck fire in Cape Girardeau.

According to Battalion Chief Mark Starnes, shortly before noon a garbage truck caught fire at 900 South Kingshighway. This is near Cape Tractor Trailer Supply.

Chief Starnes says one garage truck was destroyed and two others were damaged.

The trucks are owned by Beasley Waste Management.  Starnes says the business isn't located there but that's where they park their trucks.

No word on the cause of the fire.

No one was hurt and no structures were in danger, according to Starnes.

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