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Garbage truck in Maumee catches fire, explodes

No one was injured in the incident, which happened on River Road.
Credit: Jason Brainard
Maumee police and fire personnel block off the road where a garbage truck caught fire and exploded Tuesday. No one was injured in the incident.

MAUMEE, Ohio — A garbage truck exploded on Tuesday after catching fire in Maumee. 

No one was injured in the incident, which took place on River Road, between Wall and Caldwell. 

The fire and subsequent explosion took place early in the afternoon and crews were on scene cleaning up debris before 1 p.m. 

The cause of the fire is being determined.