Trash Truck Catches Fire on I-370

Fiery scene involving trash truck snarls highway traffic in Gaithersburg.

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    TK
    Cell phone video captures a trash truck on fire on I-370 in Gaithersburg, Friday, May 11, 2012.

    There was no major damage to report after a trash truck caught fire on the side of Interstate 370 Friday afternoon.

    Authorities say that the truck caught fire right before the Shady Grove Road exit in Gaithersburg Friday afternoon.

    The thick smoke and flames caused many drivers to slow down, and the scene backed up traffic for hours.

    Investigators believe garbage inside the truck caught fire.

    No one was hurt.