Firefighters battle a track hoe fire on Hixson Pike

Dallas Bay firefighters worked to put out a trac hoe fire Wednesday afternoon. (Image: Amy Maxwell / Hamilton County EMS)

Dallas Bay firefighters worked to put out a trac hoe fire Wednesday afternoon.

The initial call came in shortly after 4 p.m. saying that a trac hoe was on fire at Shelton Construction at 7611 Hixson Pike.

Firefighters with Dallas Bay arrived on scene and reported that the Volvo trac hoe fire was fully involved in the engine compartment and cab area.

The Hamilton County Hazmat team was requested and responded to the scene after crews discovered a hydraulic and diesel spill.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.


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