18-Wheeler destroyed after catching fire Saturday - WSFA.com: News Weather and Sports for Montgomery, AL.

18-Wheeler destroyed after catching fire Saturday

Posted: Updated:
Source: Greg Ortiz Facebook Source: Greg Ortiz Facebook
  • More newsMore>>

  • Marijuana operation busted in Marengo Co.

    Marijuana operation busted in Marengo Co.

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:12:49 GMT
    (Source: Alabama ABC Board)(Source: Alabama ABC Board)
    Agents of the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board found and destroyed several marijuana plants on Wednesday. Agents discovered the plants while exploring a wooded area in the southeastern corner ofMore >>
    Agents of the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board found and destroyed several marijuana plants on Wednesday. Agents discovered the plants while exploring a wooded area in the southeastern corner of Marengo County. A subsequent search of a nearby residence turned up additional cannabis.More >>
  • GM issues 6 more safety recalls

    GM issues 6 more safety recalls

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:54:11 GMT
    General Motors is issuing six more recalls covering a total of almost 718,000 vehicles in the U.S.More >>
    General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles.More >>
  • US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:43:23 GMT
    Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in...More >>
    Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to end fighting that has so far killed more than 680 Palestinians and 34 Israelis.More >>
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

An 18-wheeler is left destroyed after it caught fire Saturday afternoon at the Ace Tire & Axle located north of interstate 20 near Lindale. This is located off of Willow Branch road.

Upon arrival, Lindale and Van fire crews found the truck fully involved in flames. They quickly put out the flames, but were unable to save the 18-wheeler. Crews did prevent the flames from spreading to nearby building and vehicles.

Smith County Fire Marshal Jim Seaton said the cause of the fire is still under investigation, but he does believe it started in the front of the truck.

Seaton said no one was on the property at the time of the fire.

Copyright 2013 KLTV. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow