Cherokee County Fire
& Emergency Services

Fire Damages Truck on Univeter Road

January 9, 2020

Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services responded to a call this afternoon, shortly before 2 o’clock, to a fire located at 343 Univeter Road.

Firefighters arrived to the scene within minutes to find a dump truck on fire.  The truck was still in the roadway with the engine and cab fully involved.  Both lanes of Univeter Road were shut down and firefighters had the fire extinguished within minutes.  The truck received extensive damage.

No injuries were reported and the roadway was reopened around 2:30.  The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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Firefighters arrived on the scene and got the fire extinguished.
Firefighters arrived on the scene and got the fire extinguished. (click image for slideshow)
Firefighters responded to the call shortly before 2 o'clock this afternoon.
Firefighters responded to the call shortly before 2 o'clock this afternoon.
Both lanes of Univeter Road were blocked until the truck was removed.
Both lanes of Univeter Road were blocked until the truck was removed.