(Credit: V. Scaduto)
Merrick Road was shut down between South St. Marks Avenue and Bedford Avenue Monday after a garbage truck went up in flames.
According to Vincent Scaduto of the Bellmore Fire Department, nobody was injured during the incident, and no one needed to be taken to the hospital for treatment.
The fire took place at 6:37 a.m., and the cause is unknown at this point, according to fire officials.
This is a breaking news story. Patch will provide more information as it's made available.
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