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Emergency Crews Respond to Tanker involved Fire

Fayette County Fire Department, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, Fayette EMS, Emergency Management, Chickasaw Electric and TEMA responded to an overturned tanker truck fire involving power lines on Canadaville Loop Tuesday night, August 9th. Hwy 196 has been closed due to bridge repairs with the detour being Canadaville Loop. This crash caused all North and South bound traffic to find alternate routes due to the incident. There was some short term evacuation for some residents until the scene was stabilized. There were no reported injuries from this incident. (Submitted by EMA Director Hunter Winfrey)