SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Santa Fe County firefighters say rodents are to blame for a truck fire. Crews from Pojoaque were called out to the fire Wednesday and quickly got it knocked down.

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It appears there were rodents in the engine compartment, possibly looking for a warm place to hold up for the winter. They say animals can nest inside a vehicle and chew through wires.

They suggest checking under the hood periodically and installing a rodent-deterring strobe system.