Boyden, Iowa — A semi tractor was destroyed in a fire in Boyden early on Friday, May 30th.
About 4:30 AM, the Boyden Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle on fire parked on Main Street in Boyden, IA.
Upon further investigation, emergency responders found a 2005 Peterbilt semi-tractor, owned by Vern Smit, of Boyden, fully engulfed with fire. A grain trailer attached to the Peterbilt was also damaged by the fire.
No injuries were reported.
The Peterbilt and trailer sustained approximately $100,000 in damages.
A mechanical issue with the Peterbilt is believed to be the cause of the fire.
The Boyden Fire Department was assisted by the sheriff’s office and the Boyden Ambulance crew.