UPDATE: Pickup truck fire on Highway 20 - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

UPDATE: Pickup truck fire on Highway 20

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BLACK HAWK COUNTY (KWWL) -

Gilbertville Fire Chief John Johnson says the Gilbertville Fire and Rescue responded to a page on 12:21pm for a truck fire on Iowa Highway 20.

Johnson tells KWWL the truck caught fire while it was pulling a camper. The driver of the truck, from Black Hawk County, pulled over on the side of the highway just before exit 238 to Cedar Rapids.

The driver got out of the truck safely. No one was injured.

Johnson says the man was the only one in the truck as it caught fire

He says the fire department quickly responded to the scene and put the fire out. They managed to save the camper, but the truck is a complete loss.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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