Monday, November 20, 2017

"Tractor-trailer carrying elephants to winter retreat catches fire"

Elephants evacuated, as did the arriving  fire fighters.
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The Chattanooga Fire Department says a tractor-trailer carrying three African elephants caught fire on I-24 near the Georgia state line at about 2 a.m.

Chattanooga Firefighters and deputies with the Dade County Sheriff's Department, both responded. Dispatchers warned fire crews to cut their sirens before they got to scene, saying "I really don’t want to spook these things.”...MORE, including an update on the pachyderms.
Chattanooga Fire Department Facebook page.