Gas Tank Fire


Centre Police and Firefighters respond to a fire at Highway 9 near the Dixie Youth Baseball Fields. The area was shut down for an extended period of time Monday after a pickup truck hauling a 26 gallon tank of fuel on a utility trailer lost the load and the tank caught fire. The incident took place just before 11:00 a.m. Firefighters swiftly extinguished the blaze, which caused some damage to the asphalt on the highway. It is not known exactly what caused the tank to come loose or what exactly caused the fire. No one was injured during the incident, and the situation remains under investigation.

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