Vehicle fire in Nelson causes $20,000 damage

A fire in a pick-up truck early this morning on Josephine St. is under investigation.

This was what was left of a pick-up truck after a fire early this morning on Josephine St.

Nelson Fire and Rescue says the cause of a vehicle fire early this morning in the 400 block of Josephine St. remains under investigation.

Firefighters got the call at 12:30 a.m. and arrived to find the cab of a pick-up truck fully involved. It was parked close to a building but firefighters prevented it from spreading.

Capt. Rick Maida said in a news release that the fire appears to have originated in the cab, but they are still looking into how it started. There were no injuries but damage is estimated at $20,000.

The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Firefighters responded to the incident with one engine and put out the blaze using approximately 400 gallons of water with foam mix.

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