Flames engulf pickup on Orchard Street

BOISE -- Firefighters and other emergency responders are on scene after a vehicle caught fire Thursday afternoon.

The blaze started at about 2:45 p.m. on Orchard Street just north of the interstate.

The pickup was fully engulfed in flames, sending up a large column of black smoke. Orchard Street is blocked in the area as crews work to extinguish the flames.

The driver wasn't hurt. He told KTVB that he got out of the pickup when it caught fire. He believes that the fire started in the transmission, and he tried to put it out. 

 

© 2017 KTVB-TV


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