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Truck full of cardboard catches fire in Punta Gorda

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Posted at 9:40 AM, Jul 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-23 09:41:48-04

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- A police officer spotted a recycling truck on fire as it was driving in Punta Gorda Tuesday morning.

According to Punta Gorda Police, Lt. Davoult saw the Waste Management truck full of cardboard boxes on fire and pulled it over into the parking lot of the Punta Gorda Police Department.

That's where fire crews responded and put the fire out.

No injuries were reported, but it left a mess in the public safety building's parking lot.