PHOTO SUBMITTED BY KIM DENEAULT A tractor-trailer carrying cardboard caught fire on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at about 3 p.m., on Interstate 40 near exit 449. No one was hurt, but the Alpha and Omega Transportation Company's truck was a total loss. The fire forced the temporary closure of the eastbound lanes on I-40. A Cocke County Fire Department spokesman said the fire was a result of a mechanical malfunction. The spokesman valued the truck and its contents at between $100,000 and $200,000.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
(Last modified: 2013-02-14 09:46:53)
 

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