SPRING VALLEY -- Fire and EMS were dispatched at about 12:50 p.m. Wednesday to a truck fire at W118 N. Second St. in Spring Valley.
The truck was located in a driveway close to a home and detached garage. When Police Chief John DuBois first arrived on scene, flames were still visible. The fire was seen in the engine and passenger compartments of the 2009 Chevy Silverado, he said.
DuBois used a neighbor's garden hose to help suppress the fire before the arrival of Spring Valley Fire Department after which the fire was swiftly extinguished.
No damage was done to the property and no injuries were reported.
Owner of the vehicle and house Justin Kubisiak was called and informed about the situation.
He was out of town at the time of the incident.
According to a press release, the truck appears to be “a total loss.” It is not yet known how the fire started; a final determination will be made by the Fire Chief.