Garbage truck fire

A patient with burns to his body has been transported to the Canberra Hospital by the ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS).

A garbage truck caught alight near the Hawker Soccer Club this morning, Monday, December 16.

One fire crew responded along with a Commander.

The fire was extinguished quickly and crews are remaining on scene for investigations by Worksafe ACT.

The cause is yet to be determined.