FAISON, N.C. (WTVD) -- Eight county fire departments responded to battle a blaze at a Sampson County wood pellet facility throughout Friday evening.
Officials said a pile of mulch caught fire at the Enviva Pellets Sampson facility just before 2:30 p.m. The fire then advanced to neighboring woods.
While responding to the fire, a Four Oaks fire truck's wheel blew out on Interstate-40
No injuries were reported nor was there any damage to the plant itself.
The fire prompted precautionary closures of the facility.
Officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire.
Crews respond to fire at Sampson County wood pellet facility