Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Departments Districts 1 and 2 responded to an 18-wheeler on fire at the Pilot gas station located at 2441 South Church Street just after 3:00 Tuesday afternoon.

Crews arrived on scene to find a tractor hooked to an empty milk trailer fully engulfed in flames. The fire was extinguished quickly, but not before flames caused heat and smoke damage to two other tractors parked nearby.

According to Battalion Chief Tim Swann, it appears as if the fire began as the result of a mechanical issue. However, Fire Marshal Carl Peas is on scene to investigate.

More information will be released as it becomes available.