Elephants photographed standing by highway at the scene of tractor-trailer fire


Three elephants were rescued from a tractor trailer fire and waited on the side of a highway in Georgia for the blaze to be extinguished.

Fire Department crews responded to I-24 eastbound, just across the state border in Georgia, about 2 a.m.

Chattanooga Fire Department NBC News Channel
Chattanooga Fire Department NBC News Channel

The owners had removed the elephants from the trailer and they ate some hay at the side of the highway while firefighters worked to extinguish the flames.

"An African elephant! There were actually three of them".

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The animals were being taken to Sarasota, Florida from IN when the truck hauling them caught fire.

Battalion Chief Lesley Morgan said the elephants were huge, but well behaved.

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The fire department wrote that they took no pictures because they didn't want to spook the animals, but some have been shared on social media. See, we told you there were 3 of them!

The owners of the tractor-trailer were able to get another tractor to their location so they could continue their trip to Sarasota, Fl. From there, the elephants boarded into the trailer and continued on to Sarasota, Florida.

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