Two trucks caught fire late Thursday afternoon at the FS facility, located off of Willow Street behind the Fast Stop gas station.
The Effingham Fire Department was alerted of the fire at approximately 4:50pm, when a fuel tank exploded on a tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer and a nearby grain truck both caught fire.
The scene was cleared shortly after 6:00pm. There were no injuries.
Damage to the tractor-trailer that initially caught fire due to the exploding gas tank is estimated at $90,000. The damage to the grain truck is valued at $95,000.