Garbage truck fire shuts down northbound lanes of US-301

Hillsborough County

TAMPA (WFLA) – A garbage truck fire caused Monday evening rush hour traffic problems in Hillsborough County.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers shut down the northbound lanes of US-301 at Bloomingdale Avenue around 5 p.m. when a Waste Management truck caught fire. Troopers are advising drivers to expect delays.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue officials say they are letting the fire burn out.

Thankfully, officials say no one was hurt. The fire is not endangering any other vehicles or any buildings.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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