Of mice and trucks

Forrest Knoll’s truck before, during

and after the fire. 

Rodents may have chewed up wires in dash

Otherwise, officials stumped on how pickup truck just went up in a flash


An unoccupied 2004 Ford F150 was consumed by fire Jan. 31 parked in its owner’s yard. “It was sitting, not running,” said owner Forrest Knoll of rural Newell. His snowmobile in the bed was also a total loss.

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