WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Crestline and Galion fire fighters fought to put out a blazing tractor-trailer fire on U.S. 3o, carrying a cargo of alcohol after it spontaneously caught fire. }}" />

   
 
 
Semi Catches Fire on U.S. 30

Story By: Staff Reporter

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 4/27/2014

Crestline and Galion fire fighters fought to put out a blazing tractor-trailer fire on U.S. 30, carrying a cargo of alcohol after it spontaneously caught fire. The driver, heading westbound on U.S. 30, noticed smoke coming from the back of his trailer. The driver was able to unhook the tractor from the trailer, saving his truck, but his cargo was already gone.

"When we got here, it was fully engulfed," said Mike Weisman, Crestline Fire Chief. "Looks like it's a total loss," he also noted. Police were on-scene to redirect traffic throught the off-ramp back onto the highway. Although the large blaze caused the complete loss of the cargo the driver was carrying, no injuries were reported.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Kingwood Center held their annual "Great Pumpkin Glow" event, bringing family fun to Kingwood Center. Full Story
Image1 Richland Carrousel Park helped celebrate the coming of Halloween by running the carousel backwards. Full Story
 
Image1 Lexington's Grace Brethren Church hosted "Richland County Redemption 2014" to help stop addiction in Richland County. Full Story
Image1 Community members from Faith Temple Church of God in Christ gathered at the United Steelworkers meeting hall for a luncheon centered around breast cancer. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Many Shades of Pink Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer

Annual Collection Helps Recycle Household Waste

More News