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Derby firefighters extinguish truck blaze

November 24, 2018

DERBY — Smoke billowed over the area of Roosevelt Drive on Friday morning as fire crews worked to put out a heavy truck fire.

The call came in around 10 a.m. and fire crews rushed to the area to find a truck on fire in the parking lot of Mattei’s Deli and Catering.

Photos from the scene shared by fire officials appeared to show flames coming from one of the truck’s tires or somewhere on the underside of the truck. Officials did not indicate any injuries as a result of the fire or the firefighting efforts.

There was no intimidate word on what might have caused the blaze.

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