Deffenbaugh trash load catches fire, shuts down highway entrance ramp

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A Deffenbaugh trash truck load caught fire and shut down a highway entrance ramp on Friday.

Police were called to the southbound entrance ramp to U.S. 69 from 135th Street at about 8 a.m. when the trash truck load caught fire, and the driver dumped the burning heap onto the roadway.

The ramp will be closed for an extended time while the fire is put out and cleaned up.

No injuries were reported.

 

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