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Semi-truck catches fire: Portions of Hwy 19 closed

ANDERSON CO., September 25, 2013—A semi-truck carrying a large load of hay on Hwy 19 in Anderson County caught fire at approximately 12:50 p.m., just north of Montalba

At this time, the hay in the truck continues to burn and several Anderson County Volunteer Fire Departments are on scene. The reason for the fire is unknown.

Northbound and Southbound traffic on portions of Hwy 19, between Montalba and Athens, is being redirected, and drivers are urged to seek alternate routes.


Photo credit: Megan Torrez

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