Tractor trailer catches fire in I-10 rest area

Published: Sep. 26, 2019 at 6:48 AM EDT
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By: Ryan Kaufman | WCTV Eyewitness News September 26, 2019


UPDATE 8:10 a.m. 9/26/19

According to a press release from the Florida Highway Patrol, Christopher Allen, 33 heard unusual sounds coming from his semi truck while traveling on I-10 eastbound. Allen pulled into the I-10 rest area near mile marker 194 to investigate.

Once Allen exited the cab, he found his truck already on fire.

No injuries were reported with the incident.

Original story:

A tractor trailer has caught fire near the 194 mile marker on Interstate 10 Eastbound.

According to a Facebook post from the Tallahassee Fire Department, fire stations eight and ten along with tanker one are on the scene.

So far, no injuries have been reported.

We will continue to follow this story on air and online as more information becomes available.