Truck catches fire on Interstate 55

SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A pick-up truck fire on Interstate 55 reduced traffic to one lane south of the Sikeston exit Friday morning.

According to our crew on the scene, the fire happened shortly after 10 a.m. near the 65.6 mile marker on the southbound shoulder of I-55.

Miner and Sikeston Fire departments worked to put out the truck fire.

Witnesses say the truck was engulfed in flames.

Missouri Highway Patrol responded fire and reduced traffic to one lane while crews worked to put it out.

No word on what caused the truck to catch on fire.

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