By Christopher Baker

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — An early Friday morning dumpster fire caused a delay on the off-ramp to 59th street.

The dumpster truck driver was on the freeway when he noticed smoke coming from the back of his truck. So, he took the off-ramp to 59th street and stopped the truck.

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Due to heavy winds possibly causing fire embers to spread, firefighters quickly surrounded the truck to attack the fire. Fortunately, the incident happened next to street construction, where a worker used their backhoe to help firefighters separate the junk.

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No injuries were reported, and the fire was put out quickly.

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