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Dump truck catches fire in Elk County


Jones Township, PA – A dump truck caught fire in Elk County, and the fire marshal has ruled it as accidental.

It happened early Wednesday morning around 5 a.m. as the 1999 Ford F-450 dump trump traveled along the Buena Vista Highway in Jones Township.

The Wilcox Fire Department was called to the scene and quickly extinguished the flames.

The owner of the truck is Asti Specialized, based out of Wilcox.

Damage is estimated at $25,000.

The PA Fire Marshal was called shortly after the fire to determine the cause. After an investigation, it was determined to have been accidental.

Click Here to read the online police report. (You’ll need to scroll down to page 2 to see this specific report.)