USPS vehicle catches fire in Menlo Park CA destroying mail

11/18/17 A U.S. 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 […]

Mail Carrier’s truck catches fire in Horry County South Carolina

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – No injuries were reported after a postal van caught fire Tuesday afternoon in Horry County. According to Horry County Fire Battalion Chief John Fowler, firefighters were dispatched at 2:20 p.m. to the 400 block of Battey Drive, which is off Holmestown Road in the Surfside Beach area, after calls came in […]

Video: Mail truck catches fire along route in Youngstown Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A mail truck caught fire after a crash along its route on Youngstown’s west side Wednesday evening. It happened just before 6 p.m. on Canfield Road by the intersection with Arden Boulevard, near Mill Creek Park. Police and witnesses said the mail truck rear-ended a pickup truck. Investigators believe the pickup’s […]

Trucks on fire: USPS Long Life Vehicles outlive their lifespan

Trucks on fire: USPS Long Life Vehicles outlive their lifespan With over 211,000 vehicles, the Postal Service operates the largest civilian fleet in the world.  About 190,000 vehicles are used to collect and deliver the mail, and about 140,000 of them are Grumman-built Long Life Vehicles (LLVs), the iconic postal trucks that are a ubiquitous presence […]