Mechanical Problems to Blame for Tanker Truck Fire in Big Spring

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - Mechanical problems are getting the blame for a tanker truck catching fire early Monday morning.

The big rig caught fire just before 6 a.m. on Knott.

The blaze was so massive it burned the oil tanker to the ground.

Officials had to close down the intersection to clean up the mess.

Luckily, no one was hurt and no other damage was reported.