UPS truck catches fire in Tabb area of York County

York County
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YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A UPS delivery truck was destroyed after firefighters say a mechanical issue caused it to burst into flames on Saturday.

York County Fire and Life Safety crews responded to the fire in the 100 block of Gardenville Drive around 4 p.m.

Battalion Chief Andrew Barden says the delivery truck was fully-involved when they arrived. The fire was extinguished within minutes. 

The fire was contained to the truck, and Barden says the driver was able to get out unharmed. 

The intersection of Tabb Lakes Drive and Gardenville Drive was shut down for 45 minutes while crews responded and cleared the area. Units from Tabb and Grafton fire stations assisted.

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