Truck Trailer Heavily Damaged By Fire

It was parked at the Carroll County Landfill.


Westminster, Md (KM) Fire fighters responded early Tuesday morning to the Carroll County Landfill for a truck trailer on fire.

According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, 15 fire fighters from the Reese Volunteer Fire Company were dispatched at around 3:45 AM to 1400 Baltimore Boulevard in Westminster, and found a 48-foot aluminum Titan, two-axle,  Thin Wall Tipper Truck Trailer on fire.

It took them one hour to put out the flames. No one was hurt.

Damage is estimated at $100,000. . Investigators say the  fire started inside of the trailer, but the cause remains under investigation.


By Kevin McManus