Taco truck destroyed by fire in Richland

A taco truck in Richland was destroyed by flames on Monday night.

According to Richland Fire Battalion Chief Brenda Rodgers, the fire broke out at Wild Taco just before 9 p.m. on Aaron Drive and Wellsian Way.

She said two people were inside at the time, but fortunately, they escaped.

A patron outside was also uninjured.

Firefighters determined the fire started inside the food truck, but the exact cause is still under investigation.

They said the taco truck is a total loss at an estimated $22,000.