Truck filled with explosives catches fire in Lexington


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Several roads in Lexington were closed down for a brief time on Thursday after a truck with explosives caught fire.

Firefighters were called to Vulcan Material quarry off Manchester Street around 2 p.m.

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According to the Lexington Fire Department, the truck was located 600 feet underground in a mine.

Everyone made it out.

The mine was sealed off to let the fire burn itself out, according to fire officials.