Tanker Truck Cab Catches Fire On Tulsa's I-244

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 3:44 pm
By: News On 6

A tanker truck was eastbound on Interstate 244 near Yale just after 10 a.m. when the driver felt heat coming up from under his feet.

His engine compartment caught on fire, and Tulsa fire crews responded in the heavy snow to get it out.

The trucker told authorities he had just unloaded the tank, and the fire did not spread beyond the

Traffic was down to one lane on eastbound I-244 until the vehicle could be cleared.