Pickup Truck “A Total Loss” In Highway Fire

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City firefighters are calling a 1984 Ford pickup a total loss after it caught fire south of the Highway 2 intersection  on Wednesday.

Three units and 19 firefighters responded at 2:44 p.m. to find the truck fully involved in flames.

The truck driver, Chelsea Dightman of Auburn, told firefighters she heard a backfire and saw smoke.

Firefighters used bars to pry open the hood to extinguish the fire.

Photo contributed by Stephanie Robles



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