North Port firefighters extinguish blaze in U-Haul truck

This comes one week after another U-Haul had to be removed from a pond.

North Port firefighters extinguish blaze in U-Haul truck
A U-Haul caught on fire earlier today in North Port. (Source: City of North Port)

NORTH PORT, Fla. (WWSB) - Firefighters in North Port responded to a vehicle fire in the area of Longen Road and Punting Circle. A U-Haul truck had caught fire in the engine compartment.

Officials say they have not determined what caused the fire, but did note that another U-Haul truck had been driven into water last week.

No one was injured in either incident.

“Our fingers are crossed for other U-Haul trucks traveling through the City!” reads a tweet from the City of North Port.

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