Fire destroys 4 garbage trucks, causes $1M in damage

Fire started inside garage in Town of Beloit
Fire destroys 4 garbage trucks, causes $1M in damage

Four garbage trucks are considered a total loss following a garage fire in the town of Beloit late Tuesday night.


The fire happened at Rock Disposal, 2301 West B R Townline Road just before midnight Tuesday.

According to the Town of Beloit Fire Department, firefighters found two garbage trucks fully involved and another two partially involved when they arrived.

Firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading to other vehicles, although heat damaged some of them.

Four vehicles are considered a total loss, and several others will need to be repaired. Firefighters estimate the damage at approximately $1 million.

No one was injured battling the blaze.