TRACTOR-TRAILER FIRE AT BANKS CROSSING

A tractor-trailer caught fire Thursday morning, June 4, at Banks Crossing. The fire occurred around 8 a.m. on the I-85 southbound off-ramp. Banks County Fire and EMS and Banks County Sheriff’s Office deputies were on the scene. The fire was between the tractor and trailer of the truck and was reportedly quickly extinguished by fire personnel with moderate damage to the truck and trailer. The cause of the fire was determined to be in the area of the refrigeration unit mounted on the trailer. No injuries were reported. The road remained open with only minor delays. 

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