Semis on fire at Love's Truck Stop in Dayton

911 call: People knocked on trucks to get drivers out of semi fire

A caller told a 911 dispatcher that people were helping truckers get out of their vehicles as fires spread to three semis Saturday morning at Love’s Travel Stop in Dayton.

"There's a truck fire at the truck stop. It looks like two of them are side by side and they are on fire," the woman told the dispatcher.

"Lord have mercy, they are going to knock on the truck's doors, to see if there's anybody in it," the woman said. "Oh, they just got them out."

The woman then said the fire had spread to a third truck.

"Sweet Jesus, there's three of them that are on fire. They are getting everybody out," she said.


Multiple semi trucks caught fire while parked at Love’s Travel Shop in the 2200 block of Edwin C. Moses Boulevard this morning.

Crews, dispatched to the scene around 5:50 a.m., extinguished the flames in approximately 30 minutes. 

Photo: DeAndre Davis (STAFF)

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

No injuries were reported. 

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