October 22, 2014
READING, Pa. (AP) - Neither snow nor rain nor...burning mail
truck? A postal worker rescued the mail after his delivery truck
caught fire in eastern Pennsylvania.
Investigators say the electrical fire apparently started in the
dashboard while the truck was making deliveries outside Reading
(RED'-ing) in Berks County.
Cumru (KOOM'-roo) Township fire chief Scott Brady says the
letter carrier saw smoke coming out of his truck, got out and
Then he got all the mail out before the truck was completely
engulfed in flames.
The fire was out in several minutes and the driver, whose name
was not released, wasn't hurt. There is no word on what caused the
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