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UPS driver credited with “saving Christmas” after truck catches fire

A fire officials says a southeastern Kansas driver for the U.S. Postal Service “saved Christmas” after his delivery truck caught fire.

The Wichita Eagle reports that firefighters in the town of Osawatomie on Sunday
posted photos on the volunteer department’s Facebook page of the smoldering and
badly damaged engine compartment of the mail truck.  The area of the driver’s
seat also appeared to be damaged.

However, several packages, including Amazon Prime shipping boxes, were removed by the driver and placed in a ditch a safe distance from the burning vehicle.  The
driver’s name was not released.

“Your Prime delivery may have just lost its Prime,” The Osawatomie Volunteer
Fire Department said in the Facebook post.  “The good news is, the driver saved
Christmas!”

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