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Video: Garage Truck Crashes Into Pole, Igniting Fire In Monsey

A garbage truck caught fire after hitting an electrical pole.
A garbage truck caught fire after hitting an electrical pole. Photo Credit: Rockland Fires

ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Ramapo police are on the scene of a crash involving a garbage truck on Forshay Road in Monsey on Monday morning.

The truck, which lost control around 10 a.m. and hit a pole, brought down electrical wires causing a fire in the truck. The Monsey Fire Department is also on scene dousing the fire, officials said.

The driver was able to get out of the truck.

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