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Truck Fire Closed Street in Newark

A mechanical fire set a truck ablaze in Newark Tuesday morning, causing traffic congestion near the railroad tracks.

Alameda County Fire trucks and Newark Police were dispatched at about 5 a.m. to the intersection of Graham Avenue and Sycamore Street.

They arrived to find a truck “fully loaded with garbage,” according to Newark Police spokesperson. Newark Police placed road blocks to redirect traffic while the situation was addressed. The scene was cleared at about 7:30 a.m.  No injuries were reported. The truck was towed. 
Joseph Thornton January 21, 2014 at 06:42 PM
Thanks for posting. Here are some pictures of the truck fire - http://i.imgur.com/dcAu7fn.jpg
Vanessa Castañeda January 21, 2014 at 06:47 PM
Thanks, Joseph. Great photo. I can only imagine the smell.

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