Davidson County was shut down for hours last Sunday afternoon, when a tractor- trailer caught fire, resulting in the closing of four lanes on highway 109 for multiple hours.Authorities said two lanes each of the south and northbound lanes and closed after the fire was reported around 3:45 p.m.
Luckily, there have been no injuries were reported due to this accident. Authorities said 25 firefighters from the Hasty Fire Department, Pilot Fire Department and Thomasville Fire Department had the situation under control within about 30 minutes.
The cause of the fire is still unknown, however the fire is still currently under investigation. According to the driver of the truck, he states he heard a loud noise, pulled over and saw flames coming from the truck. The driver did not want to be identified. The truck was reportedly hauling cardboard.
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