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Firefighters call for more pressure as they spray foam on a burning pickup truck Wednesday.

Firefighters call for more pressure as they spray foam on a burning pickup truck Wednesday. The blaze happened on the old Island Highway at the Terminal Park intersection at about 1:40 p.m. Oliver Lafond

Firefighters call for more pressure as they spray foam on a burning pickup truck Wednesday. The blaze happened on the old Island Highway at the Terminal Park intersection at about 1:40 p.m. Oliver Lafond

Firefighters call for more pressure as they spray foam on a burning pickup truck Wednesday.

The blaze happened on the old Island Highway at the Terminal Park intersection at about 1:40 p.m.

Oliver Lafond, 69, the truck’s driver, said he was stopped at the traffic light when he heard a bang and the truck started burning. Lafond escaped unhurt and the cause of the fire is being investigated.