Sioux Falls police investigating garbage truck fire as likely arson

Published: Aug. 19, 2020 at 12:27 PM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Police are investigating after someone allegedly lit a garbage truck fire in western Sioux Falls.

Fire Rescue responded to the fire around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of 12th Street and Marion Road. Crews arrived to find a garbage truck on fire, though they were able to quickly knock down the flames.

Police spokesperson Sam Clemens said a witness saw a man run from the area of the truck soon after it the fire started. Police are asking anyone with details about the fire to contact Crime Stoppers at 605-367-7007.

The extent of the damage to the truck has not been released.

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