It was a hot, windy day in Southern California when a trash truck caught fire and the driver dumped the burning garbage on the side of the road. Minutes later, powerful winds blew the flames across a hillside and into a mobile home community, killing two people and destroying dozens of homes.

No California law governs how trash haulers respond to a fire in their truck, leaving it to the waste industry to provide guidance.
– PUB DATE: 10/24/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: KNBC-TV NBC 4 Los Angeles
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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