At approximately 8:30 pm Sunday night, authorities were dispatched to Marathon gas station on the corner of US Highway 1 and NC Highway 5 for a vehicle fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a Dodge Ram 1500 truck on fire in the engine compartment and cabin area. The fire was quickly extinguished; however, there was heavy damage to the interior of the vehicle. There were no reported injuries. The cause of the fire had not been determined at the time of this report.
Responding to the scene were Aberdeen Fire Department and Aberdeen Police Department.