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Semi catches fire in Saltillo

Saltillo Police Chief Grant Bailey believes the fire was caused by a mechanical issue.

Posted: Nov. 1, 2018 9:45 AM
Updated: Nov. 1, 2018 1:05 PM

SALTILLO, Miss. (WTVA) - No one was injured after a semi-truck caught fire in Saltillo.

The incident happened Thursday morning on Highway 45 northbound, just south of the Saltillo exit.

Saltillo Police Chief Grant Bailey believes the fire was caused by a mechanical issue.

Traffic was delayed, but crews were able to clear the scene.

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