Truck lost but tools saved in Cowlitz County fire

The cargo truck caught fire overnight

A cargo truck was destroyed by fire in Cowlitz County, Apr. 16, 2016 (Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue)

COWLITZ COUNTY, Wash. (KOIN) — A cargo truck was destroyed by a fire Saturday morning, but $100,000 worth of tools inside were saved.

The fire was reported by a neighbor in the 200 block of Canvasback Drive about 2:15. The neighbor heard the truck start by itself and reported flames coming from the cab.

Firefighters were able to save the MAC tools inside but the $40,000 truck is considered a total loss.

No injuries were reported. The cause is still under investigation.


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