18-wheeler caught fire in Smith County
POSTED: Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 8:48am
UPDATED: Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 3:26pm
(KETK) - Tyler Tx — The Winona Fire Captain tells KETK that the semi had a tire blowout just before 7:30. That sparked a fire which consumed the trailer. The truck was carrying a load of chocolate and pretzels. There were no injuries.
Multiple Fire departments are on the scene of an 18-wheeler fire.
It was reported a little before 7:30 Thursday morning on Highway 271 south of Interstate 20.
Reports say both southbound lanes are blocked on Highway 271.
KETK has a crew headed to the scene.
We'll bring you more information when it becomes available.