Cotton truck rolls, catches fire - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Cotton truck rolls, catches fire

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
TYRONZA, AR (KAIT) -

A semi-truck loaded with cotton bales flipped over Monday morning and caught fire.

The truck was northbound on Interstate 555 when it rolled over at the Turrell exit.

Crews from Marked Tree and Marion assisted the Tyronza Fire Department in knocking down the flames.

The town’s mayor says the fire is under control, as of 11 a.m., but traffic was still moving slowly.

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