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Crews respond to Raleigh truck fire

Posted March 28, 2013

— Wake County authorities responded to a truck fire in the woods near South Lakeside and Stockton drives in west Raleigh on Thursday afternoon.

The fire started sometime before 12:30 p.m., directly behind several houses in the wooded neighborhood, and sent smoke billowing into the air.

No other information was available.

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  • JAT Mar 28, 2013

    trainloadr - it produced ALOT of smoke and people were probably calling WRAL asking what was on fire, which people do and which I've never understood.

  • trainloadr Mar 28, 2013

    So how many truck fires does Raleigh have in a year. Could this be a developing news story/ someone burned the truck fleeing a bank robbery or just what. If this is the news of the day, this is indeed great news. No rapes or killings to report (great) - sorry about the truck.

  • Obamacare rises Mar 28, 2013

    In the painting, it certainly looks like an American made truck. That could very well be the problem.

  • Reader X Mar 28, 2013

    That happened to my sisters truck a few years back. Ended up being an electrical issue and there was later a recall on the part. Her neighbor had the same model truck and it ended up burning down his new house.

  • Scubagirl Mar 28, 2013

    "Scubagirl, you've been watching too many crime dramas. "

    Actually I read stuff like that in the news, and besides many crime dramas base their stories on true events...

  • Obamacare rises Mar 28, 2013

    Scubagirl, you've been watching too many crime dramas. I'm sure they just parked the truck in tall, dry weeds, and well.....you know the rest.

  • godnessgracious2 Mar 28, 2013

    Slow news day.

  • golorealist Mar 28, 2013

    i am willing to bet there's more to this than just a truck fire.

  • Obamacare rises Mar 28, 2013

    It's a painting. Good call.

  • Scubagirl Mar 28, 2013

    odd place for a truck fire, hope it's only that.