The Bartlett Fire Protection District extinguished a truck fire Friday on Route 59 north of West Bartlett Road
The fire occurred about 4 p.m., and the scene was cleared two hours later, said Lt. Richard Wilson, acting battalion chief.
No one was injured. The truck cab is a total loss, and the trailer sustained some damage. The damage to both is estimated at $130,000.
A mechanical malfunction caused the accidental fire, officials said.
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