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Video: Crews respond to truck explosion on Highway 69 S near Bullard


POSTED: Friday, March 21, 2014 - 2:21pm

UPDATED: Friday, March 21, 2014 - 2:37pm

Multiple crews responded to a vehicle fire on Highway 69 South north of Bullard Friday afternoon.

According to the Smith County Fire Marshal's Office, they received reports of a truck on fire at Lone Star Concrete shortly after 2:00 p.m. at 21107 Highway 69 S. Bullard, Following the trucks explosion, flames spread to a nearby field and burned half an acre, said fire officials at the scene. The blaze, which began in the cab of the truck, was put out within 30 minutes.

According to employees at the business, the truck was owned by an independent contractor and not a Lone Star Concrete truck.

Traffic was not affected by the accident. No injuries were reported.

Flint-Gresham, Noonday and Whitehouse Fire Departments responded to the call. 

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