Driver survives street sweeper fire on Route 110

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Monroe firefighters finish extinguishing a street sweeper fire on Route 110 early Monday morning. Monroe Volunteer Fire Department Facebook photo

MONROE, CT — A commercial street sweeper caught fire on Route 110, near Moose Hill Road, around 12:30 a.m. Monday morning.

Monroe Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Catalano said the truck was “heavily involved in fire” when town firefighters and police officers responded, but no injuries were reported.

A street sweeper fire was fully involved on Route 110 when police and firefighters arrived Monday. Monroe Volunteer Fire Department Facebook photo

“The driver had recently swept a commercial parking lot in Trumbull before the Monroe Police Department came across the fire,” Catalano said. “Route 110 was closed in both directions for about an hour, between Wheeler and Moose Hill roads. The driver evacuated and was not injured. Fire crews were on scene until about 1:30 a.m.”

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