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Truck’s brakes on fire at I-20 scales

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(photo by Thomas Parker)

Warren County firefighters are on scene at what was originally reported as a 18-wheeler on fire at the westbound scales on U.S. Interstate 20.

Upon arrival, firefighters found the truck’s rear braking system was on fire, reported County Fire Coordinator Jerry Briggs. The incident is not impeding traffic.

(Photo by Thomas Parker)

Pictured is Culkin Fire Chief Lamar Frederick cooling the brake system with water from Culkin engine 209.

The Texas based trucking company is hauling frozen foods.

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