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VIDEO: Prominent YouTube trucker says his entire business ‘burnt to the ground’


A trucker with a large following on YouTube is sorting through the rubble after a major fire destroyed his company’s shop.

Tim Gentry with Sweetwater, Tennessee-based Gentry & Sons Trucking is best known for his YouTube channel filled with videos of interesting custom truck projects. The channel has over 200,000 subscribers.

On January 4, Gentry & Sons Trucking experienced an overnight fire in the shop that left the building, the tools and parts inside, and equipment near the building a total loss, Ashley Gentry said via GoFundMe.

No one was injured.

In the video below, Tim and Ashley Gentry discuss the fire and talk about the ramifications of the event on their family, workers, and business at large. The video also features GoPro footage of the two arriving at the scene to discover the fire at the facility.

In a second video which you can view below, the crew checks out the damage at the shop and finds that the damage is “way worse than we thought.”


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