USPS truck catches fire while delivering mail in Virginia

CHANTILLY, Va. — Residents in Chantilly, Virginia captured on video a U.S. Postal Service truck that caught fire while delivering mail Saturday.

Andrea Jacobs and her daughter, Michelle Jacobs, said they were on their way home from a shopping trip around 2:15 p.m. when they saw flames coming from the 4000 block of Silas Hutchinson Drive.

At first, Andrea said she thought it was a house that was on fire, but as they pulled up closer, she realized it was a mail truck that was engulfed in smoke and flames.

Michelle caught video of the smoldering truck as well as fire officials arriving to extinguish the flames. Fairfax County Fire Department confirmed they responded to the call and put out the fire.

Photos taken after the fire was put out show the mail truck burnt to a crisp.

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