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Fire started in Shred-it truck damages other vehicles at Albany storage facility

Updated: Aug. 7, 2019 at 10:06 PM EDT
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Albany police and fire officials are investigating after a fire that started in a Shred-it truck caused damage to other vehicles at Lake Park Storage Wednesday night, the Albany Police Department (APD) reported.

Police said the call came in just before 6 p.m.

APD told WALB that the fire in the Shred-it truck spread to a small camper and caused heat damage to a white minivan and another larger camper at the storage facility.

Christa, an Albany resident, told us that it sounded like firecrackers or fireworks going off, one after another after another.

Smoke rising after a Shred-it truck caught fire at an Albany storage facility. Photo sent in by...
Smoke rising after a Shred-it truck caught fire at an Albany storage facility. Photo sent in by Christa.

No one was injured, police said.

The Albany Fire Department (AFD) said both the Shred-it truck and the small camper are a total loss. Fire officials also said the fire caused thousands of dollars in damage.

The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation by the APD arson investigators and AFD.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Albany Police Department.

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