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Firefighters respond to vehicle fire in Scott

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Posted at 5:57 AM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 06:57:06-04

Firefighters in Scott are investigating a vehicle fire that happened Thursday, April 2, in the 1700 block of St. Mary Street.

The department says they were dispatched to the area at 6:41 pm and observed heavy smoke.

Firefighters say a truck and travel trailer were discovered fully engulfed in flames when they arrived.

Those flames, they say, had started to spread to a nearby shipping container being used as a storage building.

The fire was brought quickly under control.

Investigators say the fire started in the cab of the truck and then spread quickly to the travel trailer. Two other vehicles and a manufactured home received fire damage.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

The Lafayette Fire Department assisted in extinguishing the blaze. No one was injured.