BFD extinguishes semi-truck fire


BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon Fire Department quickly extinguished a tractor trailer that caught on fire Friday morning.  Emergency crews were alerted to the fire around 10:30 a.m. when the driver called for help on Industrial Park Road. 

According to BFD Firefighter/EMT Ethan Smith, the truck driver said smoke started coming out from under the hood of his semi-truck that was pulling an empty flatbed trailer.

Smith said the BFD was able to put the fire out within the first few minutes of arriving on scene. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and nobody was injured.

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