At 3:11 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018, Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company and Junior Fire Company responded to a trash truck fire at MD 194 and Adventure Avenue.
Chief 2-1 arrived on the scene to find the trash of the truck on fire. The driver of the truck had dumped his load in order to protect the truck, its hydraulics, and any other hazards in the trash truck.
Engine Tanker 114 arrived on the scene. The crew went to work pulling the front bumper line 1 3/4 and started extinguishing the fire. Engine 22 arrived on the scene to pull another front bumper line and assisted with extinguishing the fire.
The Crews operated for thirty to forty-five minutes before returning to service and turning the scene over to State highway.