The 8900 block of Hixson Pike will be closed to traffic for the next several hours due to a truck fire loaded with hay, authorities said shortly after 4 p.m.
approximately 1:35 p.m. the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office was
notified of a truck hauling a full load of hay on fire and traveling
northbound on Hixson Pike. Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department was
notified and responded to the 8900 block of Hixson Pike where deputies
located the truck. DBVFD advised it appeared a malfunction occurred
with a tire and wheel of the 2000 Chevrolet 3500 Truck that sparked the
Hixson Pike will be closed to traffic until Hamilton
County Highway Department can respond to clear the roadway of the load
of hay. Information relayed to the Sheriff’s Office was the road would not
be open to traffic again until approximately 6 p.m.