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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Vehicle Fire Shuts Down State Road 446 in Monroe County

PAYNETOWN - AUGUST 7, 2022 - A vehicle fire temporarily closed State Road 446 near Rush Ridge Road Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters from Monroe Fire Protection District responded to a vehicle fire on State Road 446 Saturday afternoon. ( Photos courtesy of Monroe Fire Protection District)

A truck caught fire which was already fully involved when firefighters from the Monroe Fire Protection District arrived.

The truck was carrying hay bales in the bed which was pulling a trailer from behind, which also had hay bales inside.

Firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading into the trailer. However, State Road 446 had to be closed while firefighters extinguished the hay bales from the truck.

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