Emergency services at the scene this Tuesday morning. / VIDEO: JOAQUÍN MARÍN

Video | This is the dramatic moment a Malaga street sweeper went up in flames

The burning vehicle, which was full of rubbish, created a huge column over smoke over the city centre

ÁLVARO FRÍAS / JUAN CANO

A fire in a Malaga street cleaning vehicle created a huge column of smoke that alarmed residents and tourists in the city centre this Tuesday morning, 30 November.

The Limasam vehicle, full of rubbish, started to burn in the Plaza de la Marina but everything was quickly under control after firefighters arrived on the scene.

The incident happened at 9.25 am and several people called the Andalucía 112 emergency control room to report the fire.

No injuries have been reported by the emergency services and an investigation has been opened to find out why the vehicle burst into flames.