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Smyrna Fire Department Respond to Tanker Truck Fire


The Smyrna Fire Department responded to a tanker truck fire at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 in the McDonald's parking lot located on Almaville Road.


After arriving to the scene, Smyrna personnel noted the cab and engine of the tanker truck conveying of 3,5000 gallons of grease was completely immersed in flames.


Smyrna Fire Fighters extinguished the fire and no injuries were reported.


"Personnel from Station 1 and 6 did an excellent job of containing and extinguishing this fire," said Chief Bill Culbertson. "The driver escaped, unharmed and no other vehicle or stutter was impacted."

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