Van fire delays morning commute through Tamarac

A stretch of N. University Drive through Tamarac was temporarily closed to drivers before dawn Wednesday when a van caught fire in the middle of the road.

The white van with a security company’s logo caught fire in the northbound lanes of University Drive approaching W. McNab Road. The vehicle’s front end and driver’s side appeared to be severely burned.

Crews from Tamarac Fire Rescue and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue were at the scene to put out the fire and wash down the roadway.

There was no immediate word on injuries or what may have caused the van to catch fire.

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