Fire forces trash carrier to dump load in street

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When it caught fire, a private trash hauler had no choice but to dump a load of garbage in the street in Moline, Illinois.

That closed 9th Street between 17th and 18th avenues shortly after 10 a.m. Friday, February 12, 2016.

The area is residential.

Heavy equipment was summoned to clean up the debris in the street.

No injuries were reported.

Trash truck dumps load on 9th Street in Moline (WQAD Photo by Jaawan Arrington)

Trash truck dumps load on 9th Street in Moline (WQAD Photo by Jaawan Arrington)