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Loftis Underground truck burns on SR 111 Friday evening

May 31, 2019 – A Loftis Underground bucket truck caught fire on SR 111 this afternoon, but no injuries were reported.

According to the driver of the truck, a little before 7 p.m. CDT he was driving up Cagle Mountain when he noticed smoke coming from the driver's side tire well. He pulled over, and the truck was soon engulfed in flame.

Cagle Volunteer Fire Department responded to the blaze and were able to extinguish it, but the truck was a total loss.

The Sequatchie County Sheriff's Department directed traffic while the fire was being put out.

The driver was the only occupant of the truck.