Firefighters extinguish hydrogen tank fire at Iredell County truck stop

Officials evacuated the area while crews tended to the situation.
Firefighters responded to a fire at an Iredell County truck stop on Friday night.
Published: Apr. 28, 2023 at 11:55 PM EDT
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TROUTMAN, N.C. (WBTV) - Fire crews extinguished a major fire in Iredell County on Friday night, officials said.

According to Troutman Fire and Rescue, firefighters responded to a hydrogen tank fire at a Pilot Travel Center on Charlotte Highway, just off of I-77.

Officials said all businesses in the area were evacuated while crews tended to the situation.

The highway was also shut down in order to lay water hoses across the road.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

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