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Truck totaled after a vehicle fire

TOWN OF MAINE (WAOW)--Authorities say a truck was totaled Sunday evening after a vehicle fire on 72nd Ave. in the Town of Maine.

A Sheriff's deputy said the driver called authorities after he noticed his dashboard was smoking.

The driver exited the vehicle safely and waited for fire crews.

When the Marathon Co. Sheriff's Department and the Town of Maine Fire Department arrived on the scene the truck was engulfed in flames.

Fire fighters were able to put out the fire, but the car was damaged beyond repair.

Officials suspect the fire was caused by an electrical malfunction with the vehicle.

Online Reporter: Julienne Ryan

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