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Electrical failure causes street sweeper to catch fire Wednesday night in Scott

The fire was adjacent to The Fright Trail
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Posted at 8:00 AM, Oct 24, 2019

An electrical component failure has been ruled as the possible cause of a street sweeper fire Wednesday night.

Scott volunteer firefighters responded to the scene of the vehicle fire around 7:40 pm on Cameron Street.

The fire was first reported to officers working security detail at The Fright Trail. Witnesses told officers that the street sweeper was on fire at a business adjacent to the Fright Trail.

That area, according to firefighters, leads to the Fright Trail parking area.

Officers responding to the scene used a fire extinguisher to knock down the fire.

The Scott Volunteer Fire Department extinguished the rest of the flames before disconnecting the vehicle's battery and controlling a small diesel leak.

No other information about the fire was not available.