USPS vehicle catches fire in Menlo Park destroying mail

Bay City News
Saturday, November 18, 2017
This is an image of a USPS mail delivery truck that caught fire on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 in Menlo Park, Calif.
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MENLO PARK, Calif. -- A United States Postal Service vehicle caught fire in Menlo Park Friday.

Firefighters responded at 12:09 p.m. to a report of a vehicle fire in front of 251 Oakhurst Place and located a mail carrier vehicle on fire.

The postal agent was able to escape the vehicle and was not injured in the incident, firefighters said.

Firefighters were able to put out the fire in about 15 minutes.

The mail inside the vehicle was transferred to another carrier.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.