TAMPA, FL – The Hungry Monkey food truck was destroyed early Thursday morning after a fire started near the rig’s generator.

Tampa Fire Rescue said the fire started around 1:41 a.m. at 7002 E. Adamo Dr., where the food truck is garaged overnights.

According to fire officials, it started generator and spread throughout the entire truck, causing damages estimated at $100,000.  They believe the truck is a total loss.

Fire crews were able to contain the fire to the truck’s storage area, saving the surrounding businesses.  An adjacent auto body shop and a nearby window tinting business suffered a little smoke damage.

There were no injuries reported.

The Hungry Monkey was known for serving Caribbean-style food.

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