Mike Wilbur

GA ENGINE COMPANY CATCHES FIRE RETURNING FROM RESPONSE

MACON, Ga. — A Macon-Bibb County fire truck was significantly damaged in an engine fire Monday afternoon.

According to Fire Chief Marvin Riggins, the crew was returning from a fire call on the interstate when they heard a loud noise under the engine.

Riggins says that by the time the truck was pulled over onto the shoulder just before the Zebulon Road exit on I-475 that it was engulfed.

Fortunately, all the firefighters onboard are alright and the fire is now out, but he says the fire truck sustained significant damage.

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