Garbage truck fire in Durham threatens nearby apartments

By Brett Knese, WRAL multimedia journalist Durham, N.C. — A garbage truck caught fire in downtown Durham on Tuesday morning, threatening a construction site nearby. At 6:45 a.m., firefighters were still fighting smoke coming from the charred truck on West Corporation Street near Rigsbee Avenue.

The fire came close to the Atlas Apartments, a complex under construction, but crews were able to control the spread.

No one was injured.

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