FedEx truck catches fire on Highway 690

A FedEx truck caught on fire near Vass on Thursday.

Crains Creek Fire Department responded to the scene at 1:30 p.m. on Highway 690.

“Upon arrival the driver and hood compartment area were involved,” said Crains Creek Fire Department on its social media page.

The driver escaped injuries.

First responders worked in the afternoon heat extinguishing the fire in the truck that was sitting on the side of the road. The front end of the delivery truck was completely burned.

Fort Bragg Emergency Services was on scene assisting with the fire.

“Crews worked together to assure everything was extinguished and helped get trucks back in service,” said Crains Creek Fire Department.

Photo credit: Crains Creek Fire Department. 

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