FAIRFIELD, NJ -  On July 2, the Fairfield Fire Department was called out to 6 Madison Road because a garbage truck, owned by Gaeta Recycling of Paterson, NJ, was fully engulfed in fire.

According to the driver of the truck, as he was driving around the building, he observed flames coming up through the rear center area of the cab. He immediately exited the vehicle and called for help.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known, according to Deputy Chief of Police, Officer in Charge, Anthony Manna.