If you were around the Plateau area last night, specifically near the corner of rues Rachel and Clark, you may have noticed a certain smell in the air.\nIt was the smell that only garbage....on fire...in a garbage truck during the summer can produce.\nThere were quite a few bystanders with phones in hand and at least two of them managed to catch the fire on video. You can check out the videos below.\nThe first video was taken at approximately 8 PM by Instagrammer @nickyhartmann. There is no word yet on what started the fire in the garbage truck. But luckily no one was hurt, though he says nearby cars were damaged.\nView this post on Instagram This video shows a raging garbage truck fire in the Plateau Mont-Royal last night. An eyewitness says that the fire began around 8 PM and that no nearby cars were damaged. Video submitted to MTL Blog by @nickyhartmann Stay tuned for more details. A post shared by MTLBlog News (@mtlblog_news) on Jul 30, 2019 at 9:02am PDT\nWhen asked about the fire @nickyhartmann said, "...I just turned the corner after a run and the truck had just started burning. Me and my friend had our cars parked right beside but we got lucky it didn't affect [our] cars."\nREAD MORE: A Montreal Police Officer Has Been Suspended For The Eighth Time ... And He's Still Employed\nInstagram user @911_jean also captured the fire on video. He arrived on the scene at the same time as the fire department. You can see the full Youtube video here. \nAccording to his Youtube page, the firefighters took extra precautions in making sure the fire was put out, even when there were no visible flames, as the truck was equipped with a propane tank.\nView this post on Instagram Feu d'un camion à ordures rue Clark, Montréal / Garbage truck fire on Clark St. A post shared by 911_jean (@911_jean) on Jul 30, 2019 at 7:25am PDT\n\nA few people even took to Twitter, capturing the wonders and sometime hilarity of Montreal.\nI know this sounds too sterotypically Montreal to be real but as we were leaving the dep with alcohol today, the mans answered the phone and spoke to his friend "yeah dude, they finally put out that garbage truck that was on fire all day long on Rachel"— nobody care me (@saucy_youth) July 30, 2019\nStay tuned for more details.