Big Rig Fire In Covington

A tractor trailer fire was knocked down by Covington firefighters this week. They were called to the 600 block of North Alleghany Avenue on Tuesday, where the rig, owned by Countryline, had burst into flames. The entire cab was engulfed by flames and some nearby utility lines were damaged. Damage to the truck estimated at $100,000 and it was declared atotal loss. Firefighters got to the scene at about 9am and stayed on the scene Tuesday until 1pm. No injuries. They’ve been looking for a cause.