Man escapes from burning truck on Highway 277


HAWLEY, Texas - A man driving his truck Monday morning escaped a dangerous situation thanks to his sense of smell.

The Hawley Fire Department responded to a call for a burning truck just before 11 a.m. on Highway 277.

The driver of the vehicle told us he could smell something burning while he was driving. He quickly got out of his truck, and it erupted into flames shortly after.

He was the only passenger in the car and escaped with no injuries.

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