Tractor trailer bursts into flames in Coventry

Photo by off-duty Coventry Firefighter Rich Collins

COVENTRY, R.I. (WPRI) — Emergency crews knocked down a massive tractor trailer fire in Coventry late Tuesday afternoon.

Photos: Crews battle tractor trailer fire in Coventry. Click to launch gallery >>
PHOTOS: Crews battle tractor trailer fire in Coventry. (Photo by Rich Collins)                   Click to launch gallery >>

Intense flames could be seen shooting out of the truck near the Home Depot on Center of New England Blvd.

Warwick, West Warwick, and Johnston firefighters were also called to the scene to help douse the flames.

No injuries were reported, and the Home Depot was not damaged. The tractor trailer, though, was deemed a total loss.

Crews remain on scene to ensure the area is secure.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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