A patient with burns to his body has been transported to the Canberra Hospital by the ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS).
A garbage truck caught alight near the Hawker Soccer Club this morning, Monday, December 16.
One fire crew responded along with a Commander.
The fire was extinguished quickly and crews are remaining on scene for investigations by Worksafe ACT.
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The cause is yet to be determined.
ACT Fire and Rescue have departed the scene of the garbage truck fire at the Belconnen Soccer Club, corner Springvale Drive and Belconnen Way, Hawker.
The thirty-eight-year-old man suffered superficial burns to 15 per cent of his body, including face, neck and arms.
He was transported to the Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.
A call was made to Emergency Triple Zero (000) at 10:42am.