Tanker Truck Fire Forces Road Block
NEWBERRY COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) - Some Newberry County residents are allowed back in their homes Monday night after a tanker truck fire forced a brief evacuation.
SC Highway 39 in Chappells remains blocked until further notice as crews handle clean-up efforts.
Authorities say the truck contained ammonium nitrate that spilled. They believe the incident started because of a mechanical issue.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area.
We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.
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