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Firefighters save classic truck from fire damage

Firefighters save classic truck from fire damage

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BURTON (WJRT) - (06/27/14) - Tom Virtek of Burton was coming home from the airport Friday when he saw his garage on fire.

"I saw about 16 years of my life go down the drain. Half of my life was spent with that truck," Virtek told ABC12.

Inside that garage was his 1972 Chevrolet C-10 pick-up and a 1960 Buick Invicta. Luckily for him, the Burton City firefighters were looking out for these prized possessions.

"We do whatever we can to save lives and property," said Bob Johnson, Deputy Fire Chief.

The firefighters first controlled the flames, then they threw the classic truck into neutral and pushed it out of the garage. They saved the truck from getting a single scratch.

Which is good news for Virtek, who is a regular at Back to the Bricks.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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