A fire destroyed a transfer truck that was traveling on Interstate 24 east, Thursday evening.
According to East Ridge Fire Chief Mike Williams, fire and police were dispatched to a reported truck fire on the exit ramp from I-24 at Germantown Road at 8:36 p.m. When firefighters arrived heavy fire was coming from the engine compartment of the 18-wheeler.
The fire was quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported. Chief Williams said the cause of the fire is under investigation but believed to be accidental.