No injuries were reported after a log truck caught fire on the Camp Creek Road in East Montesano early this morning. A source at Fire District 2 tells us the that the log truck was fully involved when responders arrived at 3:20 A.M. Wednesday morning.
The fire was 10-15 feet from a double wide trailer, but crews were able to knock it down quickly and keep it from spreading to other structures.
Crews were on scene until 4:45 A.M. Wednesday morning. The cause of the fire is under investigation. More details are expected later this morning.
A press release from the department on Thursday said that Grays Harbor Fire District No. 2 responded to a vehicle fire threatening a structure at 81 Camp Creek Road early on March 23, 2016. Grays Harbor 911 received a call from the homeowner at 03:20 a.m. reporting that he was woke up by noise outside his residence and discovered the semi-truck parked next to the residence on fire.
Fire District 2 arrived to find a 1995 International semi-truck and log trailer parked next to the residence fully involved in fire. The homeowner was outside the residence and uninjured. The vehicle fire was quickly extinguished and the residence was not damaged.
The semi and trailer were heavily damaged by the fire. A representative of Jackson Truck Repair and Hauling, the owner of the truck, came to the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Fire District 2 responded with 9 personnel and 4 apparatus to the fire. Personnel were on-scene for approximately an hour insuring that the fire was out in the vehicle.