A 704 Recycle and Waste truck burst into flames last night at around 7pm on highway 150, about 20 miles north of Charlotte.
Most of the incident was captured on video by Charlotte Realtor Paul Martinez.
He posted the video to his Facebook page, noting that, “According to the driver, the truck simply overheated…”
The incident happened near the intersection of NC 150 and Old Mill Rd. in Lincolnton, NC, about 20 miles north of Charlotte;
According to The Denver Fire Department, the driver of the truck escaped before the fire began. No passengers were present and no one else was injured in the blaze.