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Recycling truck catches fire near Little Creek-Fort Story

A spokeswoman for the Virginia Beach Fire Department said a natural gas tank on the truck "blew/self vented."
Credit: Frank Pengitore
Truck fire on Charla Lee Lane, Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Wednesday, a recycling truck caught fire in the 1900 block of Charla Lee Lane, a residential area near the joint expeditionary base Little Creek-Fort Story.

Fire crews were called to the area at 2:20 p.m.

Amy Mack, a spokesperson for the Virginia Beach Fire Department, said a natural gas tank on the truck "blew/self vented."

The driver was examined by EMS teams and released. Mack said there were no injuries at the scene.

Credit: Frank Pengitore
Truck fire on Charla Lee Lane, Virginia Beach