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Fire Consumes Pickup

KSAL StaffDecember 5, 2017

No one was hurt after a truck fire north of Salina Monday evening.

A crew from the Solomon Fire Department was sent to the 4700 block of of Amos Road around 8pm after a 1988 Ford F150 caught on fire.

Saline County Undersheriff Brent Melander tells KSAL News that Riley Krueger, 20 of rural Salina was driving on I-70 and saw flames coming from under the hood and exited around Old-40 Highway and Amos Road.

Deputies say he fought the flames with fire extinguishers but could not quell the blaze.

The truck is listed as a total loss.

Fire officials believe the cause is linked to a ruptured fuel line or brake line.

 

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