Truck Fire Closes One Lane Of 287

A little after 6 a.m. Friday, a semi truck heading westbound on Hwy 287 had a blowout.  The truck was carrying nine vehicles.  The blowout started a fire which caught two of the vehicles in-tow on fire.  They were both completely destroyed, another vehicle was singed.

Wichita Falls firefighters were able to get the flames under control and Wichita Falls police officers helped work traffic.  The fire forced policemen to close off the far right westbound lane from Huntington Lane to FM 369.