Hot Wheels

La Grange Volunteer Fire Department put out an 18-wheeler that caught fire around 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, at the intersection of US 77 and FM 2145. According to Fire Chief Frank Menefee, the rig was an oil field instrumentation van pulled by a Kenworth tractor. He said the instrumentation crew reported that the one of the trailer brakes locked up and caught the hub on fire. The fire spread to the tire and then to part of the van, Menefee said.

 

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