Crews called to fire at Muncie street department building

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MUNCIE, Ind. (Feb. 2, 2016) – Crews were called to the scene of a Muncie Street Department building Tuesday morning in response to a fire.

Crews arrived at a building in the 5700 block of West Kilgore Avenue. The call came is as a “truck on fire inside the city streets garage” around 9:30 a.m. A plow truck was sitting in the garage to keep it out of the weather when employees heard a “whooshing” sound. Fire erupted underneath the hood of the engine compartment.

The fire was contained to the truck, and the building’s sprinkler system did its job. There were no injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.