Million Dollar Crane Up In Flames

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

WEST ODESSA - A massive piece of machinery caught fire and lit up the Permian Basin sky. It happened on I-20 at the DPS weigh station  in West Odessa Tuesday night.

Investigators aren't sure what caused the massive crane to go up in flames, but the fire spread and burned up some of the asphalt on the highway; That backed up drivers while crews tried to repair the road.

We're told the crane was worth at least a million dollars.