Fire destroys tractor trailer Thursday

Published 1:39 pm Friday, July 22, 2022

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A fire destroyed a tractor truck Thursday at Lamberts Trucking and On Site Repair on South Road, according to the Atmore Fire Department.

Chief Ronald Peebles said the department was called at 10:31 a.m. and finished about an hour later.

Peebles said the fire was fully involved, and the caller advised that he heard a boom and looked out the window and the truck was on fire.

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“It was there to be worked on,” he said.

Peebles said the fire completely burned up the cabin and engine block of the truck.