Fire at Contruction Site

On 2/16/08 at approx. 12:30pm Western Taney Co. firefighters responded to a construction area off of Buena Vista Rd. for report of a dump truck on fire. Upon arrival firefighters found a large dump truck with the cab fully involved. The truck was approx. 1/2 mile off the paved road. It took firefighters several hours to get enough equipment and water to the scene to completely extinguish the fire. Heavy rain made access to the area of the fire difficult for firefighters. The tractor portion of the truck was totally destroyed. Cause of the fire is undetermined. The truck was hauling at the time of the fire. Owner of the vehicle is Tom Boyce Construction.

Photos by Jim Single - WTCFP