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VIDEO: Garbage truck caught fire and exploded in Montpellier, France

truck fire Montpellier
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On Thursday evening, August 19, a garbage truck caught fire and exploded in Montpellier’s city centre. The incident reportedly occurred on Rue Paul Brousse, around 6:30 p.m.

The firefighters on the scene quickly managed to control the flames, which almost reached two buildings in the area.

Residents of the area reported hearing multiple explosions. The cause of the fire is unknown.

Video of the fire incident Montpellier, France

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