Elkhart garbage truck driver escapes fire

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

Elkhart Fire investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a garbage truck fire Wednesday afternoon in Elkhart.

It happened in the 3400-block of Country Road 6 East, according to our reporting partners at the Elkhart Truth .

The driver says he was pulling the vehicle up to a trash container, when he saw flames right behind the cab. He escaped safely before the truck was engulfed, and firefighters were called in to put the flames out.


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