Semi-truck catches fire off highway to South Padre Island
Tue, 14 May 2013 23:31:45 GMT —
Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire aboard a semi-truck at a busy intersection that leads to South Padre Island.
It all happened off Expressway 77/83 and Highway 100 near Los Fresnos around 4 p.m. on Tuesday.
Flames could be seen coming from a semi-truck that had pulled over on the side of the road.
Brownsville Fire Chief Lenny Perez said that the fire was contained and the semi-truck was later towed away from the scene.
No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.