CARYVILLE/PIONEER, TN (WLAF) – It was a tense scene Wednesday night at TA Truck Stop #255 when a big rig burst into flames.

The Caryville Fire Department responded with multiple departments and agencies rushing to Exit 141 of I-75 to assist. “It was fully involved when we arrived just before 8pm,” said CFD Chief Eddie Hatmaker. The call came in at 7:49pm with fire departments from Jacksboro and La Follette also answering along with Caryville Police, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Management Agency.

This big rig caught fire in the 7pm hour on Wednesday night.

Hatmaker said though the tractor trailer was a total loss there were no injuries. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 12/09/2021-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF CFD CHIEF EDDIE HATMAKER)