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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Marion County firefighters extinguish vehicle fire in Belleview

Marion County firefighters rushed to the scene of a vehicle fire in Belleview on Tuesday afternoon.

At approximately 4:50 p.m., multiple individuals contacted 911 and reported that a white pickup truck was on fire near the Lady Luck Cafe in Belleview, according to Marion County Fire Rescue.

MCFR’s Engine 18 unit arrived on scene within three minutes. Crew members observed that the pickup truck’s engine was on fire, and the flames were overtaking the passenger compartment.

Firefighters extinguish vehicle fire in Belleview
The pickup truck caught on fire near the Lady Luck Cafe in Belleview on Tuesday afternoon (Photo: Marion County Fire Rescue)

Firefighters quickly deployed a hose line and extinguished the flames.

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Firefighters combating the blaze (Photo: Marion County Fire Rescue)

Marion County Fire Rescue stated that the owner was able to safely exit the vehicle.

There were no injuries reported.