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Firefighters respond to garbage truck fire in Morro Bay

Posted at 3:15 PM, Apr 16, 2019

Firefighters responded to a garbage truck fire in Morro Bay Tuesday.

The Morro Bay Fire Department first tweeted about the fire around 2:30 p.m.

It broke out at the corner of Tahiti Street and Tide Avenue in Morro Bay.

Morro Bay firefighters and CAL FIRE responded to the scene.

As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, the streets were expected to be blocked off for about one hour.

Firefighters said they were making great progress mopping up.

Photos from the scene show a large pile of debris that caught fire.