Incident occurred in Ostiense area of Rome.
Rome firefighters raced to a street in the Ostiense neighbourhood on Thursday morning after a city rubbish truck burst into flames.
The incident took place on Via Pellegrino Matteucci, near the area's busy train station, at around 09.20.
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The vehicle was destroyed in the blaze which generated a cloud of thick black smoke and left a foul smell in the area.
There was nobody injured in the incident which resulted in heavy traffic disruption in the Ostiense district.
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Rome rubbish truck goes on fire in street
Via Pellegrino Matteucci, 00154 Roma RM, Italy
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