Truck Fire - Camden South

Published: 16 Oct 2020 08:45am

Just after 8:45am, Fire and Rescue NSW received multiple calls to Triple Zero (000) reporting a truck alight on Cowper Drive, Camden South.

Crews from Camden Fire Station arrived on scene within minutes to find a garbage trucks load had caught alight and was engulfed in flames.

The driver of the truck was able to empty the load of rubbish onto a safe area of the road and firefighters worked to contain the fire.

Once extinguished, crews rendered the area safe, working with Camden Council to remove the rubbish pile.

No injuries where sustained as a result of the incident.

Images of the incident can be found at the link below.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

CAMDEN Fire Station

129 Macarthur Road, Camden (Elderslie) NSW 2570

NARELLAN Fire Station

12 Exchange Parade, Smeaton Grange ( Narellan) NSW 2567


1 Thomas Rose Drive, Rosemeadow NSW 2560