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No one was injured and no damage done. Dust and wind are being blamed for a truck fire south of Orchard on Tuesday afternoon.
The Orchard Fire Department responded to a fire around 3 p.m. about five miles south of Orchard. The truck was owned by Booth Hay Company and driven by Dean Holiday that caught on fire.
According to Holiday, he was driving down a gravel road when the wind picked up, causing dust and hay to fall on the motor. The heat then caused the hay to catch fire.
Holiday said he could smell smoke and looked out to find his truck on fire.
He immediately pulled over and moved the pile of hay to the road so wires would not be ruined on the truck.
Two Orchard Fire Department trucks and six firefighters responded to the fire, which was quickly extinguished, according to Orchard Fire Chief Duane Risinger.
There were no injuries and no other damages.