Oreos, crackers destroyed in truck fire; no injuries

Posted at 9:49 PM, Mar 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-07 23:54:31-05

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah -- A semi tractor-trailer hauling Oreos and crackers went up in flames after a tire blow-out on Interstate 15 in Millard County Monday afternoon.

The truck driver was traveling in the Dog Valley at mile marker 138 when friction from the tire blowout ignited the fire, according to Utah Highway Patrol.

The fire closed one lane of southbound I-15 for more than hour. While the load was a total loss, there no reported injuries.

The video above, courtesy of Wendy Meeks, shows the damage of the fire to the semi tractor-trailer and its load.

The submitted video below shows crews battling the fire.