Garbage Truck Fire Jumps to Nearby Home

Flames from a garbage truck fire spread to a nearby home in Las Cruces. A Southwest Disposal garbage truck burst into flames Monday near a trailer home on Holman Road. The fire spread to a portion of the structure. The home’s recently added new room for a children’s play area burned down before fire crews were able to put out the blaze. There are no reports of injuries. How the garbage truck fire started is still under investigation.