Fire Destroys Garbage Trucks at Waste Facility in Canterbury

Three garbage trucks have been destroyed and two more are damaged after fire ripped through the Willimantic Waste site in Canterbury early Friday morning, according to fire officials.

The Canterbury Fire Department said flames broke out at the facility on Packer Road around 3 a.m. Friday. Neighboring departments provided mutual aid.

No injuries were reported, but three trucks were totaled and two others sustained damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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