SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — An EDCO waste truck caught fire Tuesday afternoon, causing part of Aliso Canyon Road to close for hours in northeast Rancho Santa Fe, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The incident was reported at 18535 Aliso Canyon Road, the address for RE Badger Filtration Plant, shortly before 3:00 p.m.
It was unclear whether a crash caused the blaze, but officials had Aliso Canyon Road closed in both directions from Via De Las Flores as fire crews worked to extinguish the flames.
By 3:52 p.m., tow crews were en route to the scene.
The CHP has not confirmed any major injuries in the event, but as of 5:15 p.m., more than two hours after the initial report, the scene remained on the roadway.
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