MASON CITY – A postal mail delivery truck exploded in a Mason City neighborhood, authorities say.
On July 14, at approximately 3:49 PM, the Mason City Fire Department was dispatched for the report of a truck that exploded at 126 Winnebago Way. Fire crews arrived and found a US Postal Service delivery truck on fire. The fire was mainly in the engine compartment with no evidence of a major explosion happening.
No injuries were reported.
Emergency crews cleared the scene at approximately 4:37 p.m. The cause of the fire was accidental due to mechanical failure.
Fire crews were assisted by Mason City Police Department and the US Postal Service.