Brevard Fire Rescue Extinguishes Trash Blaze Dumped by Waste Management Truck in Cocoa
By Space Coast Daily // February 7, 2019
Fire quickly contained, no injuries reported
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Brevard County Fire Rescue extinguished a trash fire Wednesday after a Waste Management truck driver dumped the heated load on the street.
Characterized by BCFR as a “rookie mistake’ on their Twitter account, the fire was contained to the large load of trash.
The incident occurred around lunchtime on Wednesday on Pacer Lane in West Cocoa.
Brevard County Fire Rescue Engine 44 responded from the King Street Station house and quickly put out the fire.
No injuries were reported and no word was given as to when the trash would be removed from the street.
Trash talkin; BCFR crew on scene of a Waste Management truck with a fire contained to its load. The truck dropped its load to allow Engine 44 to extinguish the fire. #Trash #TrashFire #BCFR #BrevardsBravest #WestCocoa #Firefighters pic.twitter.com/Ek6gCJhHdk
— BCFRpio (@BCFRpio) February 6, 2019
CLICK HERE FOR BREVARD COUNTY NEWS