That Stinks: Wareham Fire Responds to Burning Trash Truck on 195
WAREHAM — Motorists were delayed and no injuries have been reported after a trash truck caught fire on I-195 in Wareham on Monday morning.
The Wareham Fire Department says at approximately 7:07 a.m., firefighters responded to the eastbound side of the highway just before Exit 21 for reports of a tractor unit that had caught on fire.
Upon arrival, fire crews found a trash truck with the tractor fully engulfed in flames and all occupants out safely. They began to put the fire out and requested additional assets to the scene.
Wareham Fire Chief Matt Rowley, Assistant Chief Pat Haskell, an engine from Station 2 and Tanker 1 from Station 4 responded to the scene.
The fire was knocked down quickly and involved parties are on scene waiting for the tow company to remove the vehicle.
This scene is still active, causing travel delays approaching I-495 Northbound and RT-25 Eastbound. The fire remains under investigation.