Tammy Young of Orlinda sent Smokey this photo today. The truck is a total loss after a fire ripped through the vehicle Tuesday afternoon around 2:46PM, according to Dusty Johnson Sr, Chief of the Orlinda Fire department. The fire occurred at the intersection of Dixon rd and Richards Trace in Orlinda. According to Chief Johnson the driver indicated that they were hauling some cardboard and believe that the cardboard became lodged between the bed of the truck and the cab. The driver believes that the cardboard wiggled its way down until it made contact with the vehicles exhaust system, said Chief Johnson . That’s where the fire seemed to emanate from early on the driver said. Click photo to enlarge.
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