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Natural gas tank on Virginia Beach recycling truck blows up, causing fire

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Posted at 2:02 PM, Jan 22, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A recycling truck caught fire, causing neighbors to hear a blast on Wednesday.

The incident happened on Charla Lee Lane.

The Virginia Beach Fire Department said one of the natural gas tanks on a recycling truck blew and caught fire.

Fire officials said luckily, no one got hurt and no homes suffered serious damage.

The driver of the truck was checked out by Virginia Beach EMS and released, officials said.