Dump truck consumed by flames near Lehigh Acres homes

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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The burnt-out cab of a dump truck that caught fire in Lehigh Acres, Wednesday, July 5, 2023. Credit: Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District

Firefighters have not been able to give a cause for a fire that consumed a dump truck near homes on Ajaz Street in Lehigh Acres.

According to the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District, the front cab of a single-axle dump truck was engulfed in flames that spread to nearby brush when crews arrived around 9:45 p.m., Wednesday.

The fire was quickly contained and extinguished before it could spread to the homes nearby.

A fire marshal and an investigator from the Florida Bureau of Fire, Arson, and Explosives investigated the fire.

No injuries were reported.

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