Truck catches fire at Illinois quarry, causes no injuries

EQW Staff

May 27, 2013

A truck caught fire Wednesday at Tuscola Stone quarry (point A), located on U.S. 36.
A truck caught fire Wednesday at Tuscola Stone quarry (point A), located on U.S. 36. (Photo: Google  Maps)

A truck at Tuscola Stone quarry in Tuscola, Illinois, caught fire Wednesday morning, The News Gazette reported.

No one was reported injured.

At 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Firefighters from Arcola, Broadlands-Longview, Camargo, Tuscola and Villa Grove reported to a truck fire call at the quarry on U.S. 36 east of Tuscola.

Villa Grove Assistant Fire Chief Russ Elston said firefighters had the fire under control by 12:30 p.m. and left the scene by 2:30 p.m.

As of Wednesday evening, there was no estimated cost for damage to the truck.

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