Video: Gas leak likely cause of truck fire outside Bluffs courthouse

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Posted: Thursday, October 31, 2013 12:00 am

A gas line leak may be the cause of a fire that engulfed a pickup truck just south of the Pottawattamie County Courthouse on Thursday morning, according to police.

Around a dozen firefighters responded to the fire that took about 30 minutes to control. According to police, the truck driver was heading into downtown off the South Expressway when his wife, who was following him in her vehicle, called him after noticing smoke coming out of the truck.

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