Package delayed: Ann Arbor firefighters extinguish fire on Amazon truck

No injuries reported

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo Amazon Prime boxes are loaded on a cart for delivery in New York. The nations major shipping companies are in the best shape to get holiday shoppers packages delivered on time since the start of the pandemic, suggesting a return to normalcy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) (Mark Lennihan, Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Some Amazon users in Tree Town won’t be getting their orders this week.

Around 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday, Ann Arbor firefighters extinguished a fire consuming the front end of an Amazon delivery truck.

Several packages, a car near the truck, and some trim on a nearby house were damaged. No injuries were reported.

Officials said the fire was sparked by a mechanical failure in the truck’s engine.

It happened on the 900 block of Vesper Road.

Watch video of the incident below:

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