SAN ANGELO, TX – Just before 1:30 p.m. San Angelo Police Department and San Angelo Fire Department responded to a call regarding an 18-wheeler on fire.
When firefighters arrived on the scene they observed an 18-wheeler that had a truck loaded up. The truck’s engine was fully engulfed in flames and the back wheels on the 18-wheeler had “started popping” according to Lieutenant Kevin Walker, of the San Angelo Fire Department.
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Several calls were made to emergency services regarding the explosions and it turned out to be the wheels popping as a result of the fire.
Firefighters worked on putting out the fire on the truck and then the tires on the 18-wheeler.
Two workers were present at the scene, but they were unharmed. It appears that as they were loading the truck onto the 18-wheeler and had a “mishap.” The truck was being transported to be serviced.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.