SMITH COUNTY, Tenn. — With N95 masks at a premium, even the loss of one is tough to swallow. Saturday on a Tennessee interstate highway, the precious masks and hospital gowns were lost in a tractor-trailer fire.
According to emergency personnel at the scene. the fire was ignited when a rear wheel sparked, the television station reported.
The trailer was full, although it was unclear how many masks and gowns were lost.
The person driving the truck was not seriously injured, according to WKRN.