At 4:00 pm Kosciusko Police along with City Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a truck fire on Veterans Memorial Drive near Hibbett Sports.

Officers arrived and notified responding units that a dump truck was fully engulfed in flames in the turn lane of the roadway. Officers shutdown traffic as firefighters extinguished the blaze.

The driver told authorities that he believed the fire to be an electrical issue originating in the cab area. The Kosciusko Fire Department will be in charge of the investigation.

No injuries were reported.


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