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01/28/2016 04:07 am ET

Caught On Video: New Jersey Garbage Truck Catches Fire And Explodes

"The tank that exploded was like a missile."

A garbage truck in New Jersey was caught on video smoking, bursting into flames and eventually exploding "like a missile" on Tuesday. 

No one was injured, but NJ.com reported that the blast damaged at least four homes. 

The truck was powered by natural gas, and one of the four tanks shot off like a rocket into a home, the website reported. 

"The tank that exploded was like a missile," Hamilton police Capt. James Stevens told NJ.com. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

 

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