Semi set on fire outside Hazard home

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HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Hazard Firefighters were called to the scene of a semi-truck burning at the intersection of King and North Main Street. A neighbor, who wishes to remain anonymous, says she woke up to her smoke alarm around 4:30 a.m.

When she opened the door, smoke poured in from the burning vehicle. A male suspect has been identified in relation to the incident, the man allegedly stole the semi before setting it ablaze.

Video of the event was caught on camera but has not been released as of yet. Police are calling this arson.

We will have more updates on this story as they come in.

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