One airlifted after tanker fire

CORDELE, Ga. — One person was seriously injured when a tanker truck caught on fire earlier today.

The victim, whose injuries have been listed as severe, has not yet been identified, but was airlifted to the Doctors Hospital Burn Center in Augusta.

The incident occurred at Synergy Solutions, located at 155 Landfill Road. Preliminary reports had indicated there was an explosion, but it is now being treated as a truck fire.

The fire is under investigation and more details will be provided as they are made available.