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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.

Photo: Grant Bailey - Saltillo PD

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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