Fire Destroys Semi Truck

December 29, 2012

Fire destroyed a semi-truck early Saturday morning at International Paper in Cantonment.

The fire was reported about 1 a.m. near a back gate of IP off Highway 297A. The semi-truck was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived; the cab of the vehicle was a total loss.  The truck was hauling wood chips.

The Cantonment and Molino stations of Escambia Fire Rescue battled the blaze.

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Pictured: Fire destroyed this semi-truck at International Paper in Cantonment early Saturday morning. photos by Kristi Smith, click to enlarge.


3 Responses to “Fire Destroys Semi Truck”

  1. Lynn on January 1st, 2013 6:09 pm

    Thank you fire department! The Molino fire department actually ran Cantonment’s trucks as well as their own.

  2. scared on December 29th, 2012 10:02 am

    Has it been found out why truck burned? I hope driver is alright and insurance will pay him. This is a bad time for anyone to be out of work.

  3. Ray on December 29th, 2012 9:47 am

    Thanks to all the HERO that responded to this good job for not letting the fire get to it’s cargo a job well done thank’s.

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