Tiverton and Fall River Fire Departments had a messy situation on Wednesday.

Wednesday morning, Tiverton and Fall River Fire responded to the area of State Avenue and Main Road for a garbage truck on fire.

Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from a trash truck.

The load of garbage had to be dumped in an open parking lot and the fire was extinguished.

After the trash fire was extinguished it was loaded into a truck and hauled away.

Photos courtesy of the Tiverton Fire Department.