Crews put out trash pile fire on North Park street

SAN DIEGO - Fire crews responded Tuesday morning to a burning pile of trash on a North Park street.

The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department received a call just after 11:20 a.m. of a trash truck on fire near the intersection of Texas Street and Howard Avenue.

10News learned the truck operator dumped the burning trash onto the street so fire crews can douse the flames.

The cause of the trash fire is unknown as 12:50 p.m., and there were no immediate reports of injuries.

Fire crews left the scene just before 1 p.m.

A city official told 10News the truck does not belong to the city.

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