Crews respond to vehicle fire on Hwy 55; The truck is a total loss

Manchester Fire and Rescue responded to a vehicle fire on Hwy 55 today at 12:30 p.m.

"When crews arrived on scene they found a fully involved truck on fire on the side of the road, prior to our arrival they driver n passenger unhooked a travel trailer," said Chief George Chambers.

"At the same time Tullahoma Fire and Hickerson Station Volunteers were also dispatched. The incident commander advised the Coffee County Communications Center to advise Hickerson Station that they could disregard as they had the scene taken care of."

Tullahoma crews arrived on scene and were also released by command as the fire was almost extinguished, added Chambers. 

Manchester Police Department, Tullahoma Police Department and Tennessee Highway patrol "did a great job of controlling traffic around the incident keeping on scene crews out of harm's way," said Chambers. 

The driver was not injured. 

The truck is a total loss.