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Unclear how many, if any, packages were destroyed in East Peoria UPS truck fire – Heart of Illinois

A UPS delivery truck in East Peoria was engulfed in flames Tuesday afternoon after fire officials believe it started near the truck’s engine.

The East Peoria Fire Department responded to the EP UPS location around 12:30pm. The Deputy Fire Chief says the fire was confined to the delivery truck and no one was hurt. He adds that investigators will learn more about where the fire started in the coming days.

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GTPulse: Traverse City UPS Driver Goes Above and Beyond for Local Dogs – 9 and 10 News

Last week UPS driver Andy Vos was walking through Grand Traverse Mall when he noticed something strange.

“I’m walking through the mall that day because it’s my route, and there’s this family passing by me and I could see the younger kids going, ‘he’s right there.’ Then they were like, ‘are you Andy Vos?’ And I said, ‘yeah how’d you know that?’”

The family had seen a community Facebook post on Overheard In Traverse City of Andy feeding treats to a chihuahua, German Shepherd, and a lab boxer mix. The post received hundreds of likes, comments and shares applauding Andy for his kindness. The man behind the camera is Pete Keeney, the proud owner of the dogs, and happy customer of Andy’s.

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5 Hurt After UPS Truck And SUV Collide On Snowy Road In Windham, NH – CBS Boston

Four children and an adult had to be hospitalized after a crash involving a UPS delivery truck and an SUV in Windham, New Hampshire. Authorities said the collision happened Tuesday afternoon on a snow-covered road.

First responders arrived to the scene near 23 Glance Road just after 1:15 p.m. The crash caused heavy damage to both vehicles.

The woman driving the SUV with her five children inside collided with the UPS truck as they came into an “S” curve, according to the fire department.

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Authorities: UPS driver didn’t leave enough room for train after crossing tracks, stopping in Flower – Gainesville Times

Korey Brown, 30, of Hall County crossed over the railroad tracks in his UPS box truck and stopped for the traffic light, waiting to turn left onto Atlanta Highway around 11:25 a.m. Saturday, according to a news release from Georgia State Patrol.

After crossing over the tracks, the rear of his truck was still in the path of an approaching southbound Norfolk Southern cargo train.

The train struck the left rear side of Brown’s truck while he was still inside.

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Kingston Fire to get new command vehicle via UPS – Wicked Local Kingston

With United Parcel Service donating $65,000, the Kingston Fire Department will be able to buy a new command vehicle for the deputy fire chief.

The $65,000 is in the place of the promised traffic pre-emption work at the intersection of Duxbury Road and Summer Street as part of approval of the new UPS distribution center two years ago.