Truck carrying manure catches fire on Gordon Hwy.

Truck carrying manure catches fire on Gordon Hwy.
This truck carrying cow manure burst into flames on Gordon Hwy. Thursday afternoon. (source: Augusta-Richmond County Fire/EMA / Facebook)

WFXG (WFXG) - A truck carrying cow manure burst into flames on Gordon Hwy. Thursday afternoon.

According to Michael Meyers with Augusta-Richmond County Fire/EMA, the fire started at around 2:30 p.m. The driver told investigators he saw smoke coming from the back of the truck and pulled over. By the time he got the truck off the road, flames were erupting from the back.

Truck fire on Gordon Hwy in front of the old Winn Dixie. No injuries and HazMat is on the scene. #AFD #AugustaFire

Posted by Augusta, Georgia Fire/EMA on Thursday, September 27, 2018

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