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Flat Tire Causes Truck Fire on Interstate 40

Friction from a flat tire is to blame for a truck fire on Interstate 40, August 9, 2022.
Photo Submitted / The Lexington Progress

Article by Steve Corlew-

The Henderson County Fire Department’s Station Three received a late-night call at the 118 mile-marker of Interstate 40, Tuesday August 9, 2022.

According to Henderson County Fire Chief Lynn Murphy, the department responded to the fire at 11:02 p.m.  Friction from a flat tire caused the blaze.

For this and other interesting articles, see the August 17th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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