Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports on Thursday, Aug. 29 around 10:30 a.m. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting an 18 wheeler on fire on Business 71 under Bypass 71 near McDonalds in La Grange. The La Grange Fire department was notified and responded to the scene along with Deputy Darrell Maze and City of La Grange P.D. Officer Cari Haman. Upon arrival, the rear tires of the box trailer were engulfed with fire. The La Grange Fire Department arrived and the fire was contained and extinguished. The box trailer was carrying wooden pallets.