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Report: Overheated truck starts grass fire on Padre Island

Posted at 10:00 PM, May 13, 2020

Nueces Co. ESD # 2 and the Corpus Christi Fire Department are working to extinguish a fire on Padre Island.

Multiple brush trucks have been dispatched to help contain the grass fire on Leeward Drive, which Nueces Co. ESD No. 2 is reporting began after a truck overheated and caught fire.

The truck reportedly was claimed by the fire.

This is a developing story. Check back with KRIS 6 News for updates.