Firefighters Respond To Pickup Truck Fire


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(Le Mars) –– Firefighters responded to a pickup truck that had caught on fire last evening. The call came in shortly before 8:00 p.m. and was reported near the Iowa State Bank at 3rd Avenue Northwest and Plymouth St Northwest. When fire officials arrived on the scene the pickup was fully engulfed.

Schipper offers an explanation as to why the pickup may have caught on fire.

The Le Mars fire chief says the engine is totally destroyed, but the body of the pickup truck may be salvageable.
Firefighters were at the fire station and in the middle of training when the call came in.

Firefighters were at the scene for approximately 20 minutes.