Firefighters extinguish pickup truck fire in Lauderhill

LAUDERHILL, FLA. (WSVN) - Firefighters have extinguished a fire that engulfed a pickup truck in Lauderhill.

Officials said the fire happened at around 3 a.m., Monday, in the area of Northwest First Court and 36th Avenue.

7News cameras captured intense flames consuming the vehicle just outside of a home.

A man near the scene said the truck belongs to his son, who had just finished a day at work prior to the fire.

“He was scraping all day,” he said. “He was supposed to cash in his reward tomorrow. All that’s gone.”

Officials believe the fire started after a mechanical issue and no foul play is suspected.

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