18-wheeler hauling diesel fuel catches fire on I-20 in Merkel
MERKEL, Texas —
An 18-wheeler hauling diesel fuel caught fire around 1 a.m. Friday morning in Merkel.
The 18-wheeler was going westbound on I-20, near Mile Marker 272 when it caught fire.
The fire started from a blown out rear tire.
The tire came off, went into the median and started a small fire.
Fire crews put the fire out and cleared the scene an hour later.