Semi Catches on Fire Outside of Iowa Park

A semitruck caught on fire on US 287 and Bell Road, at the edge of Iowa Park.

The driver said he saw smoke pouring out of the side of his truck, after which he pulled over. Once he came to a complete stop, flames shot up out of the engine.

The driver immediately got out of the truck and called emergency services.

Iowa Park Fire Fighters arrived on the scene to fight the fire, while the Iowa Park Police Department and Wichita County Sheriff's Deputies were on the scene to direct traffic.