Mo. fire truck catches fire while parked at station

Crews inside the station heard a loud popping noise; they found the truck on fire

By FireRescue1 Staff

GRANDVIEW, Mo. — A fire truck parked at a fire station caught fire Sunday. reported that the ladder truck was parked in a bay when firefighters heard a loud popping noise; they went to the apparatus bay and found the truck on fire.

A fire truck from a nearby station was used to extinguish the fire. A tow truck pulled the truck out of the bay.

The $1 million truck suffered smoke damage; it will be sent for repairs and will have re-wiring work done.

No injuries were reported.


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