Tulsa Crews Battle Interstate Semi Fire
TULSA, Oklahoma - A driver is safe after his semi-truck caught fire Friday evening.
Crews responded to I-44 near the 21st Street exit around 5:30 p.m. to find that the truck was shooting smoke nearly 100 feet in the air.
The driver told firefighters that he had a mechanical issue in his cab and pulled over.
He said he noticed a glow from the dash and once he got out of the truck, saw that it was on fire.
Firefighters say the tractor trailer is a total loss.
Reports say there was a diesel leak from the cab that the hazardous material team is taking care of.
No injuries were reported.