Vehicle fire erupts in Rice GMC service department

Published: May. 19, 2017 at 9:39 PM EDT
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At around 8:30 p.m. Friday evening, units from the Knoxville Fire Department responded to Rice GMC at 8330 Kingston Pike for a report of a vehicle fire in their service department.

When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found a pickup truck that was engulfed in flames with heavy smoke coming from the building. Fire crews contained the fire damage to the vehicle.

A wrecker was used to remove the burned truck from the building.

No injuries were reported.

Knoxville Fire Department Captain D.J. Corcoran said the cause of the fire is being investigated.