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Garbage Truck Fire Breaks Out In White Plains

A White Plains garbage truck was destroyed around 11:50 a.m. Monday on South Lexington Avenue.
A White Plains garbage truck was destroyed around 11:50 a.m. Monday on South Lexington Avenue. Photo Credit: White Plains Professional Firefighters

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- For firefighters, it was a routine fire, but for residents, the flames and smoke from a garbage truck fire on South Lexington Avenue in White Plains on Monday was a sight to see.

White Plains firefighters said the fire was probably caused by an engine problem and the fire was put out within minutes without any injuries or damage to nearby buildings.

The truck was destroyed.

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