Towradgi fire made a monster of garbage truck

Angela Thompson
Updated October 11 2017 - 11:57am, first published 6:30pm

Fire has burned through three tonnes worth of waste in the back of a garbage truck, blanketing parts of the Ilawarra in smoke and prompting a road closure before firefighters were able to access the flames. 

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Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson

Journalist

Proudly Illawarra Mercury since 2008; these days covering crime and justice issues. UOW alum. Thrilled by the chase and sobered by some of the things I see and hear when I stand still - sometimes in the same day. ang.thompson@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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