WAREHAM — Wareham fire crews responded to a delivery van fire yesterday afternoon in which they 'rescued' several packages from the blaze.
According to a social media post from the Wareham Fire Department, firefighters responded to an Amazon delivery van fire on Timber Lane at around 4 p.m. Thursday.
Fire Capt. Micky Bird and Engine 1 crews "quickly" put out the fire with help from Engine 5, the post stated.
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A second vehicle parked nearby was also damaged in the incident, according to the fire department.
No one was injured in the blaze.
The post noted that the cause of the fire appears to be mechanical.
Crews managed to salvage several parcels in the van, the department stated.
One commenter on the post joked, "you saved Christmas."
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