Video: Trailer carrying 42,000lbs of chicken catches fire on Texas highway
A trailer carrying 42,000 pounds of frozen chicken caught fire on the highway in Dallas, Texas, on Wednesday.
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According to police, the breaks on the 18-wheeler overheated and caught fire. The driver immediately disconnected the truck from the trailer as the trailer became engulfed in flames, Fox 4 reported.
Video posted on Twitter shows smoke billowing above the blaze and a significant emergency response.
The driver was on his way from Arkansas to California when his trailer caught fire.
Also on Wednesday, authorities in Kentucky continued responding to a barge carrying 1,400 tons of toxic Methanol that broke loose from a tugboat early Tuesday became submerged in the Ohio River after crashing into a dam. Officials said the U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the incident.