Fuel spills after 18 wheeler fire in Florence - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Fuel spills after 18 wheeler fire in Florence

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FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Crews from the West Florence Fire Department scrambled to the Travel Center of America on West Lucas Street around 5 10 p.m. Tuesday where an 18 wheeler was reportedly on fire.

The tractor portion of the 18 wheeler was engulfed in flames when they arrived, said Captain Anthony Fox. The two engines and 10 firefighters that responded were able to control the fire in a few minutes. There were no injuries but diesel did spill from the truck's fuel tanks.

DHEC was called to the scene to clean up the fuel.

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