Semi Bursts Into Flames on I-10 in Madison County

Posted at 5:28 AM, May 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-08 05:28:00-04

MADISON CO., Fla. (WTXL) -- A tractor trailer fire shutdown part of Interstate 10 in Madison County Thursday night. 

It happened near mile marker 256 on I-10, just before 11 p.m.

When crews got to the scene, the semi was engulfed in flames.

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say the truck blew a tire. That's when it went off the road and crashed into a tree before catching fire.

The semi was hauling refrigerators at the time of the crash.

Eastbound traffic was down to just one lane while firefighters worked to put out the blaze.

No injuries were reported.