Residents of Ashaley Botwe, a suburb in Accra on Wednesday witnessed the burning of a refuse collecting truck.
The incident occurred around the St. Peter’s School at an area known as Maradona down.
Eyewitnesses say the cause of the fire is not immediately known. The truck at the time of the incident was on its way to empty its content after carting rubbish from the area.
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The incident caused power cut in the area as electricity lines were burnt by the fire.
After personnel of the Fire Service managed to douse the fire, the truck had been burnt beyond repairs.