Published: Nov 01, 2012 4:37 PM EDT
Updated: Nov 01, 2012 6:39 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-  A garbage truck hit a telephone pole and knocked down several power lines on Harmony Park Drive in Bonita Springs.

The truck caught fire, but has since been put out.  

FPL says at one point, nearly 2,500 customers were without power.