Garbage truck on fire in Liguanea, St Andrew
A garbage truck is now on fire on Old Hope Road in St Andrew.
A team of firefighters is battling the blaze.
The police are redirecting traffic.
It is reported that the truck caught fire on reaching a section of the road.
The vehicle’s gas tank subsequently exploded causing onlookers to run for cover.
Emergency personnel were then called to the scene.
Motorists travelling from Papine towards Half Way Tree are being diverted on to Munroe Road.
Persons are being asked to avoid the area and use alternative routes to get to their destination.