Firefighters answered the call of a truck fire about 3 AM Monday morning. The story and photos are further down this page.Then around 10:20 AM this morning, Campbell County Rural Fire Service was dispatched the report of a dump truck on fire at the county rock quarry. Upon arrival, it was learned that the cab of the truck was fully involved.
The La Follette Fire Department assisted the Campbell County Rural Fire Service on the call.
The 2007 Mack truck was a total loss according to Road Superintendent Ron Dilbeck. He adds that the fire began as an electrical fire in the cab. of the truck.
The truck was a total loss.
(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 09/04/2018-2PM – PHOTOS COURTESY OF LFD ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF JIMMY PACK AND CCRFS FIREFIGHTER DANIEL LAWSON)