Truck catches fire on I-20 in Rankin County

Burned out truck


RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV)- A truck catches fire on I-20 in Rankin County. The Rankin County EOC director says the man was driving about five hours before he noticed the smoke and pulled over into a vacant lot.

Mike Word says there were no impacts on traffic or for the people living in the area of Highway 43 and I-20.

Firefighters from several departments knocked it down quickly. The box truck was carrying a mixed load of paper products, automotive parts, and batteries.

The box truck was coming from Dallas, Texas and headed to Florida. No one was hurt.

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