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Three vehicles were damaged Sunday afternoon when a small pickup truck caught fire and spread to two nearby vehicles

PHOTO COURTESY OF JENNIE PORT - A pickup truck caught fire Sunday, April 25 and spread to two nearby cars in the Black Bear Diner parking lot.

Three vehicles were damaged Sunday afternoon when a small pickup truck caught fire and spread to two nearby vehicles.

According to Jefferson County Fire District. No. 1 Interim Chief Kasey Skaar, the driver of the pickup pulled into the Madras Black Bear Diner parking lot after noticing a problem with the vehicle. The pickup was fully engulfed in flames when fire crews arrived.

The vehicle next to the burning truck also caught fire and received significant damage, and a third vehicle suffered minor damage before the owner moved it away.

There were no injuries.

The cause of the fire is unknown, but Skaar said the fire started in the truck's engine compartment area.


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